The girl asked Atiye: “Tu kiye?”
“Who are you?”
We rarely ask ourselves this question, “Who am I?”
We think that yes, we know ourselves very well. But, we are wrong. To know yourself is not an easy task. You change. With each passing day, month, year, you change. We are constantly discovering something new about ourselves. Every year is filled with new experiences. From just one experience, you learn a lot. Whether it is a successful or bad experience, you learn. If you make a mistake, you learn. It is when you learn the most actually.
To live an experience - to face an obstacle - to fail - to learn, this is the cycle of life.
Yes, you change. You change to adapt to life’s circumstances. Circumstances that were made for you to learn, to discover yourself. Life’s experiences are the ones that shape you and make you the person you are. You are constantly learning, constantly discovering.
The more you experience, the more alive you feel.
- Katar Platformu Authors
Beren Saat is a very successful and talented actress. Not constantly on the screen, she chooses her roles very wisely. Lately, she took part in the second Netflix Turkey produced series. A story that caught everyone’s attention: Atiye The Gift.
Atiye is a painter. She builds her career around her passion for painting. Her art is known for a specific symbol, a symbol she never really knew its meaning. Since a young age, she draws it in different abstract paintings. One day, in Göbekli Tepe, the chef of Archaeology Department Erhan makes an interesting discovery. In one of the deepest places of the historical site, he finds the symbol sculpted on the wall (Atiye’s symbol). The news quickly spreads across the country. The fascinating discovery comes across Atiye, herself shocked by the news. She decides to go to Göbekli Tepe to check it out in person. Reaching the site, Atiye feels a strong connection with the entire area. On her way, she meets a little girl. The unknown character takes her around Göbekli Tepe undiscovered areas. Erhan finds out that Atiye is illegally entering the site, questions her and makes her leave the place. Erhan never sees that little girl.
After this visit, Atiye experiences a couple of strange events. Her family believe she has mental issues. As she begins the treatments, Erhan finds the areas Atiye mentioned in her last visit to the site. He decides to believe her and help her in this new journey. But what is this journey? We don’t know yet. However, one thing we are sure of is that, with each passing episode, Atiye makes a new discovery about herself. On their journey of discovery, Atiye and Erhan will face a lot of obstacles. We are not sure of their purpose yet.
We can’t wait for Season 2 to know more about Atiye’s life and the enemies she has to face on her journey of self-discovery!
Digital illustration by @one.line.drawing