Expecting a Grain of Sand


67 mins
8.6 / 10 (443)


What happens when a single woman in a conservative country decides to raise her baby alone, without a father? While seeking answers to these questions, this autobiographical documentary explores social roles and inequality in society.

MUBI's take

Winner of the Special Jury Prize in Antalya, Expecting a Grain of Sand is a sincere, insightful summation of the director’s experience as a pregnant single mother. Combining the personal and the political in a wonderfully idiosyncratic way, Aslı Akdağ sends a video diary to her unborn child.

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