By Ayse Kulin
Güllü, a married girl residing in poverty, refuses to extinguish her desires regardless of the cruelty and violence of her husband. She convinces him to permit her to paintings outdoors the house and takes on a role operating for psychologist Gül Hanım. the 2 girls shape a real friendship, and Güllü sees for the 1st time girl can opt for her personal lifestyles, even whereas dwelling in a spot the place man’s observe and man’s fist are the legislations. yet, after a protracted and unexplained absence, Gül Hanım’s estranged husband returns. He wishes whatever she can’t provide him, and he won’t supply her anything she desperately needs—her freedom.
Once Upon a Time is a narrative of interweaving lives, certain by way of threads of deception, the need for keep an eye on, and wish within the face of powerlessness.