Distributed by Mistco, Melek A Mother’s Struggle will be airing on Ecuavisa in Ecuador on January 25.
Melek A Mother’s Struggle (Benim Adım Melek), one of the most successful series in the Mistco catalog, is now ready to be screened in a new country, Ecuador, after its results in territories such as Peru, Spain, and US Hispanic.
Karadag Family and Sirhan Family have been close to each other for centuries. This story starts when Karadag Family’s daughter, a college freshman student Melek (Nehir Erdogan), and Sirhan Family’s son, a college senior student Halil (Kutsi) decided to get married. Despite her unwillingness to this marriage, Melek cannot protest her father. Their traditions and culture stand in her way. On their engagement day, she elopes with Alpay (Kaan Cakir), the man she loves, to Berlin, Germany. After this incident, the families never mention Melek’s name again. Time changes everything and Melek is forced to return home. Melek describes a mother who sacrifices everything for her children and her fight to protect them.
“Melek is one of the most powerful women’s stories in our library and was loved by audiences, especially in Latin America,” says Mistco Managing Director, Aysegul Tuzun.
“The story sets one of Turkey’s most beautiful cities in Gaziantep and it’s a visual feast with its production quality and acting. In addition, this series brought many actors to Turkish television,” she adds.
Rabia Soyturk (Hear Me) and Ulvi Kahyaoglu (One More Chance) play the roles of the siblings in the series