Reyhan, raised in a religious family, arrives at her grandmother's house in a conservative Central Anatolian village, to spend her summer holidays. She has just had her first period and dreads the consequences of being unable to perform the required religious rites. Reyhan’s concerns mount after she finds out that the water supply at her grandmother’s village house is cut off.
Ümran Safter is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. For more than two decades she covered Turkey and the Middle East, including the wars in Iraq and Syria for both print and television media. She started her filmmaking career in 2015 with a feature-length documentary called The Eye of Istanbul (2015). She also directed and produced Sevan the Craftsman (2017), The Sin of Being a Woman (2018) and Leave the Door Open (2021).