El Pañuelo Rojo, a gripping Turkish drama based on the novel My Poplar in a Red Scarf by writer Chinghiz Aitmátov
Pasiones reveals end-of-Summer lineup
20 de agosto de 2020

Pasiones to offer a new lineup of premieres on both its U.S. and Latin American feeds starting in August.

In Latin America, viewers can already tune into El Pañuelo Rojo, a gripping Turkish drama based on the novel My Poplar in a Red Scarf by writer Chinghiz Aitmátov. The hit series, which also boasts a 1978 film adaptation, follows the story of the beautiful Asiye, who starts a secret relationship with the rebellious dreamer, Ilyas. Ilyas’ goal of becoming a motocross champion strains and ultimately breaks the relationship; heartbroken, Asiye finds love and support for herself and her new baby in the older Cemşit, who is himself no stranger to loss. When Ilyas comes back into the picture determined to win back his family, Asiye is left torn between her love of both men. The series, which tackles themes of love, loyalty, and personal growth, proved popular with international audiences.

In the U.S., Pasiones premiered Fugitiva on Wednesday, August 19. A heart-wrenching and engrossing series, Fugitiva tackles the issues of domestic violence and traditional gender roles as it follows the life of Nefes, a young woman and domestic violence victim who manages to escape the clutches of her abuser after 8 long years and numerous attempts. A resilient and determined woman devoted to finding a better life for her son, Nefes leans on Tahir, a compassionate and respectful man who loves her profoundly and supports her character and autonomy.
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