Avlu: The yard
Netflix is a giant of the film industry that every day takes more space in the market of movies and series. On this website, we have already talked about several Turkish series distributed or produced by Netflix, and this time we bring you another one.
It is Avlu: The Yard, a Turkish drama series of prison genre that was released in 2018. It is a very interesting series, all this time it has gone a little unnoticed. So on this occasion, we are going to explain everything you should know about this novel, from its plot to its cast.
Plot of the Turkish series Avlu: The Courtyard
The story of this Turkish prison novel revolves around Deniz, a long-suffering woman who is mistreated by her husband. One day, her partner tries to shoot her, however, Deniz goes ahead and kills him in self-defense.
But even though the murder occurred in an attempt to save her life, Deniz is arrested and sent to prison. In prison she will live a nightmare, every day she will have to fight to survive so that one day she can get out and be reunited with her daughter.
In prison, she will meet Azra and Kudret, two violent women who want Deniz to join their clan in order to increase their influence in prison.
This is how this series unfolds and will make you accompany the protagonist in her misfortune and misfortunes.
Seasons and episodes of this prison series
The series has 45 episodes distributed in three seasons. The first episode of the series premiered on September 20, 2018, and the last one on June 7, 2018.
Its chapters and seasons are organized as follows:
- Season 1: 34 complete episodes
- Season 2: 11 complete episodes
Cast of the soap opera Avlu: The Courtyard
The cast of the series is made up as follows:
- Demet Evgar as Deniz Demir
- Ceren Moray as Azra Kaya
- Nursel Köse as Kudret Özturk
- Eslem Akar as Ecem Demir
- Deniz Barut as Melis Ersoy
- Çağdaş Onur Öztürk as Oktay Boran
If you think Ceren Moray’s name sounds familiar, it’s because this actress participated in the series “He Stole My Life”.
Where to watch Avlu: the yard in English
This series has not been produced by Netflix, however, this platform is in charge of its distribution. Therefore, you can watch all its episodes on Netflix in the best quality, dubbed into English or, if you prefer, in its original language.
An adaptation of the TV series Wentworth
Avlu: The yard, is an adaptation of the Wentworth series, which in turn is an adaptation of the Australian series “Prisoner”, premiered in 1979.
This series was so famous that countries such as Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands have produced their own versions. And “Avlu: The Yard” represents the Turkish industry’s commitment to this oft-told story.
On the other hand, the series also bears some similarities to Orange Is the New Black. However, despite the fact that both series deal with similar themes, Avlu: The Courtyard shows more starkly what life behind bars is really like.