Doom of Love – Sweet Little Romance
Director: Hilal Saral
Writer: Yilmaz Erdogan (Screenplay)
Cast: Boran Kuzum, Pinar Deniz, Yigit Kirazci, Musa Uzunlar, Seda Turkmen, Gurhan Altundsar, Zeynep Tokus
Plot: After his ad agency goes bankrupt, an indebted Firat falls for a singer at a yoga retreat and joins her on a journey of self-realization.
Runtime: 1 Hour 40 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Doom of Love starts as Firat (Kuzum) see his ad agency go bankrupt. Lost with where to go next in life, his two taking him on a yoga retreat. Firat meets one of the singers Lidia (Deniz) at the yoga retreat, where sparks start to fly.
Returning to his life, he is looking to rebuild his life, in a new career. This sees him running in Lidia once again, as he looks to continue his journey of self-realization.
Thoughts on Doom of Love
Characters & Performances
Firat is a man that has spent his life building up his reputation. His business falls apart he gets taken to a yoga retreat. Meeting a beautiful woman, with a different view on life, he starts seeing life a different way. Becoming free to take a step back, enjoy life and relax.
Lidia is the singer in a double act travelling the country. She invites Firat to join the pair on the journey. Being someone who stepped away from the busy lifestyle in the past. She is seeing the family consequences who don’t support her choice.
When it comes to the supporting cast, we have another travel companion. A man that has seen bad things happen to him that Firat could learn from. We also have the friends that have tried to support him after his life went wrong.
The performances are filled with charm, as Boran Kuzum and Pinar Deniz show the type of characters searching for more in life.
The story follows a man who sees him life turned upside after his business goes bust. Feeling lost, he finds someone who will help him see life in a different way. A way he never imagined before. As he joins the adventures she goes on each day.
The story will put an importance on finding yourself in life, not being held down by anything around you. It shows us that you can have a great life being free on constraints that hold you back. Most importantly it tells us that time is precious, and you should make the most of it.
Doom of Love is a romance movie that sees a man that finds love in a place he never imagined. Not just romantic love, but a new love for life. The journey takes us through some of the most beautiful landscape Turkey offers. Proving that if you take a step back in life, you can enjoy life for that much more.
Final Thoughts – Doom of Love is a nice, sweet romance about finding yourself.