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- Director: Elif Akarsu Polat, Çiğdem Bozali
- TURKEY / 2019 / DCP / Colour / 104’ / Turkish; English s.t.
- Screenplay: Elif Akarsu Polat, Çiğdem Bozali
- Director of Photography: Tufan Kılınç
- Editing: Ali Üstündağ
- Music: Yalçın Akyıldız
- Cast: Boncuk Yılmaz, Benian Dönmez, Şahin Ergüney, Rana Kayaçan, Koray Efe Yazgan, İdil Yade Kırnık, Baran Salman, Sedef Akalın, Tansel Öngel, Görkem Yeltan
- Producer: Ali Üstündağ
- Production Co.: US Film
- World Sales: US Film
Fated Hearts tells the story of a small-town woman, Zeynep, beginning with her childhood, extending into her teenage years, and adulthood. Zeynep’s childhood friend Yusuf becomes her first love in their teenage years. Their paths separate with Yusuf’s timeless departure from the town. This separation causes Zeynep to be a lonesome woman in her adult years. She tries to find her lost love in letters she writes to prison inmates. Through these letters, she is led to an inmate sentenced to life in prison.
This film was a Meetings on the Bridge participant.