(Drama, 120×45 min.) Meryem, formerly known as Maria, travels to Istanbul with her husband Kemal and children for his sister’s wedding. Their plans to return to their home in Spain are abruptly disrupted when Kemal goes missing and is later found dead in a burned-out car with a woman Meryem has never met. Believing that Kemal was murdered, Meryem vows to stay in Istanbul until she finds his killer. However, she must navigate a new life in a foreign land, among a family who is wary of her and a community that struggles to accept her. Despite the challenges, Meryem finds unexpected love with Aziz, the designer of her wedding ring, Leylifer. Their paths become illuminated by Leylifer’s light, and Meryem begins to reclaim her identity in this new home.

Distributor: Inter Medya

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