La pasion turca (2024) s01e02 Episode Script

Mi Dios

- Oli!
- Oli!
Two whole days in Istanbul
for you to show us everything.
How many Turks
have you picked up at the port?
See? Not one.
She's too focused on her career.
Beautiful, Olivia.
- And you?
- Yamam. It's a pleasure.
You think I'm going to fall at your feet?
Think again.
Not at my feet. By my side.
You only have two more days in my city,
and I want to spend them with you.
Why haven't you answered my calls?
And who's Yamam?
This girl is adorable.
Olivia loves Istanbul
more than most Turks I know.
You should take her
on one of your trips around Turkey.
You've got it bad.
It's passion.
An incredible passion.
What if I didn't go back to Spain?
That Spanish girl is staying.
I hope she proves useful.
Tell me something to brighten my day.
Olivia's sister has just landed.
- She wants to go to the hospital.
- I'm sorry, Pablo,
but yesterday I finally got
Olivia to open up a bit.
Talking with her sister
might make her clam up.
What if I'm asking as a personal favor?
Another one?
Remember, you're off the case,
but I'm keeping you in the loop.
I told her it's possible
her sister will end up in jail.
If you let me do my job,
we might be able to avoid that.
And here I thought we were friends.
A friend doesn't ask you
to break the rules.
Fatma, I know Olivia.
And I know how much she loves her sister.
I'm convinced this is best
for everyone involved,
and for the investigation too.
You have to believe me.
But I decide where and when. Got it?
I owe you one.
Shall we?
- No No.
- She's your sister.
I thought you'd want to see her.
Well, I don't. What?
Are you going to make me?
What did you tell her?
The truth.
You attempted suicide and now
you're in the hospital, under arrest.
And how is she?
But now I need you to focus
and answer my questions.
Because every minute that goes by
is a point against you.
You left your home,
your family, your job, your life
No, I didn't leave anything.
I just switched gears.
But I didn't do it for him.
I did it for me.
I told myself, "Live."
"Go live your life."
In the end
that's the only obligation
a human being has, right?
I know Yamam and I were
from different worlds.
We didn't speak the same language,
or have the same religion,
or the same culture.
We didn't see most things eye to eye.
But he had a way
of carrying me off to paradise,
and leaving me there.
In the dark.
So I didn't leave anything behind.
I just changed course.
I surrendered to passion.
And I did it for me.
What if it doesn't wash off?
Then I'll have your fingerprints
on my skin forever.
They'll be there no matter what you do.
I love when you flirt with me.
you started it, when we met.
You challenged me.
One month ago.
Although I swear it feels like yesterday.
One long happy day.
I'm thinking of looking for work here.
Maybe at the university.
Come work with me.
In the shop.
We make a good team.
I don't know about that
I'm no good at scamming tourists.
Let's go.
- No
- Yes.
No, it's so nice here.
Why bring the rest of the world into it?
Come on.
I need you, missy.
No, stop.
That's enough, give me that.
Do I always look at you with those eyes?
They're the eyes I see you through.
You couldn't be more beautiful.
Always the flatterer
A flatterer is
someone who tells you
what you want to hear.
I want to give you the whole world.
These are beautiful.
You have to look at Istanbul
from every angle.
Every one of them is stunning.
I feel so foolish.
I've been here so many times,
but I've never seen the city this way.
Because you're a tourist here.
Well, the good news is
we've got all the time in the world.
If you want me to stop, just say so.
Come with me.
Stay just like that
How long since you've talked to Mom?
I talk with Mom every week.
When are you coming home?
As soon as I can.
I live here now, Laura.
You've got to get used to it.
I'm worried about you.
If you're worried,
you can come see me anytime.
When is the trip around Turkey?
Well We're putting it off
for the time being.
Yamam wants to take the time
to plan it out well.
That means you could come now.
- Hello?
- I can't hear you
Must be the reception.
I'll call you later, okay?
Love you, bye.
I'm sorry, I don't speak Turkish.
No need to. I'm Rosario,
and I'm more Spanish than a bullfight.
- I'm Olivia. Nice to meet you.
- Likewise.
Are you here on vacation?
It's a little more complicated than that.
Is it a man? There's nothing more
complicated than a Turkish guy.
Things got interesting for me
when I said "I do" to a diplomat.
My husband is
the Spanish vice-consul in Istanbul.
I don't even want to think
about how long I've been here.
Are you getting tired of it?
No, but I just turned 50,
and I've decided not to focus
so much on the numbers.
Do you have a plan for the day?
Well, you do now. Go ring that dress up.
I met her in the changing room,
and she's great!
After that, we went out for coffee,
and we were talking about the university,
and my life in Madrid,
and lots of other things.
But when I told her I paint,
her eyes suddenly lit up
and she told me she has
a special connection to artists.
Don't ask me what kind of connection, but
Are you listening to me?
When I started telling her about you,
she had questions
Now you're interested?
Now that it's about you
- Now you're listening, right?
- No.
I just don't like you
talking about me to strangers.
She was just interested
in how we met, that's all.
Hey, why don't you come to the party too?
She said I could bring someone.
I have a meeting.
Another meeting
you're not going to tell me about, right?
Are you there?
Have fun.
And don't forget to talk
about my antiques.
If you want to network, you should come.
Have fun.
Don't you just adore
a passionate love story?
I'm just saying
it's not that unbelievable.
In the end, Olivia moved to Turkey
and lives with her boyfriend.
And that's that.
"That's that"?
How about we change the subject?
I think Olivia's starting to feel
a bit uncomfortable
in the spotlight.
But why?
Of course you have to tell
everyone your love story.
Living it is even better
than talking about it.
Love is an action, right?
It's not about reading or writing,
or talking about it
in little groups like this one.
Love is something you do. Am I wrong?
I don't know, you're the experts.
Marco, one thing's for sure.
If I do it, I'm talking about it.
The thing is, it's not your story.
Sorry if I came on too strong.
You won't want to come
to any more of my parties.
- What're you talking about?
- And honestly,
that would be my loss.
More wine? Yes?
I'd love to see your work.
Are you going to give me
your opinion about that too?
Don't underestimate my opinion.
Experts say I'm one
of the most promising artists
of my generation.
Well then
What's your specialty?
I mean, other than talking yourself up.
The canvas bores me. I prefer walls.
Murals or graffiti?
Labeling bores me too.
That's why I like meeting
artists who are different.
So when can I see your paintings?
I don't have any finished work right now.
I don't mind.
All night I've been wondering
what you're like in private.
When you're working on a canvas, I mean.
I'm at a loss for words.
I can imagine you as a realist,
taking care with each detail,
each brushstroke.
But I can also imagine you
destroying the canvas,
throwing paint, tearing apart your studio.
Sorry to disappoint you,
but I don't have a studio.
I paint in the living room.
The living room of your house?
Now I'm really dying
for you to invite me over.
You haven't forgotten
I have a boyfriend, have you?
I know,
but I'm interested in your work,
not in him.
I want to introduce you to my husband.
What are you doing up?
I was waiting for you.
How was the party?
Let's go to bed,
and I'll fill you in tomorrow.
Were you there the whole time?
And were you the last one to leave?
No, there were other people.
Are you coming, or are you going
to keep interrogating me?
I'm just interested.
Is that all right with you?
What's not all right is
for you to control me.
You know who always waited up
for me to come home?
My father.
I thought you might be with another man.
not out of jealousy.
- No?
- No.
What is it then?
I don't know.
It's something else.
If it were jealousy
I wouldn't be turned on.
When we kissed on the boat
I imagined you in someone else's arms.
Biting someone else's lips.
What I feel for you goes far beyond
Far beyond my skin.
I don't have the words to explain it.
Not even in my own language.
Our passion is bigger than the two of us.
I want to watch you seduce other men,
while you think about me.
Is this because you want
to sleep with other women?
Because if it is
Forget it.
I didn't expect this from you.
Not all Turkish men are what you expect.
Just forget it.
Shall we go to sleep?
So? Am I right, or what?
I won't be able to move a muscle tomorrow.
But you can't deny that endorphin rush.
You'll get used to it.
You can keep the entire rush for yourself.
Mostly because I need to focus
and look for work.
I'm thinking of the university.
The university?
Why don't you focus on your painting?
You think I can earn a living
with my painting?
I think it's the perfect plan.
We can talk to Marco,
and he can give you an idea
of how things work here in Istanbul.
You two seem to have a close connection.
I don't know, it just seems like a dream.
Come on, give it a chance!
What do you have to lose?
It's absolutely stunning.
The motifs are lovely.
It looks like a piece
from the Calouste Foundation.
You won't believe what I paid for it.
Ten lire.
Oh, my gosh
You call yourselves experts?
I knew it.
You should've seen your faces.
Only a compositional analysis
could detect something like that.
It's Olivia's fault.
She's got you under her spell.
I'm not sure it's a good idea
for you to work together.
We don't work together.
Well, it's only a matter of time.
That's what I've been telling Yamam.
They need a woman like you, Olivia.
- Smart, educated
- Thank you.
- Charming
- Thank you, but I
I don't know I have other plans.
And would you care to share
those plans with your friends?
Sure, of course.
I've been thinking about it,
and I'm going to give it another go
with my painting.
Well, that's something
you can do in your free time.
Think of all the advantages
of working for Yamam.
You'll have your boss
at your beck and call.
Well, since I'm in a position to choose
I'd prefer to be my own boss.
- Cheers.
- Cheers.
The couple of the hour
is still going strong.
I never would've put money on you.
Thanks a lot.
Actually, what I mean is
that I never would've bet on him.
Yamam isn't known
for his long-term relationships.
You'll have to tell me your secret.
There's no secret.
We just like each other.
So why do you insist
on having things your way?
Excuse me?
Don't look at me like that.
You know exactly what I mean.
You want to be an independent woman?
I am an independent woman.
You need to find a balance
between your freedom
and his needs. Or else he's going
to kick you to the curb.
Turkish men are traditional,
even if they pretend not to be.
I know what I'm talking about.
Yamam is different.
I know what I'm talking about too.
Are you coming to the shower?
I have to work.
And I need to focus
No Hey!
I'm about to ring the bell
at your house. Your studio.
But I didn't want to ring
without letting you know.
And you better open up,
because I have good news.
- Hello.
- Hello.
Come on in.
Did I catch you working?
Beautiful home.
Thank you.
Are you alone?
Are you going to tell me the good news?
Or was that just an excuse
to get me to open the door?
The gallery I work with
is putting together a group show,
and I think your work
would be a perfect fit.
You'd have to have everything ready
in a couple weeks' time.
Wow, all right Thanks.
I don't know what to say.
Then don't say anything.
I haven't stopped thinking of you
since I saw you at the party.
It's a shame your boyfriend
is so perfect.
what if I told you
my boyfriend doesn't mind
if we get to know each other better?
Are you all right?
We can slow down.
No, it's fine.
No No.
What is it?
I want you to go.
Please just go.
I can't.
You're the one I love.
Only you.
It was stupid. It was just a game.
I don't even know
why I'm telling you this.
I was happy.
I know you need to talk about it,
and get it off your chest.
But I'm not the right person.
I'm here because I need you
to answer my questions.
When exactly
did you start working for Yamam?
I don't remember an exact date.
It happened gradually.
For a while,
I kept at it with my painting.
Who's here to see
the most successful painter in Turkey?
How are you here so early?
I changed my flight!
Oh, great!
I'll catch up with you later.
I didn't want to miss your exhibit.
It's actually a group show.
I only have one piece up.
Which one is it?
So? What do you think?
It's different.
Different from the way you usually paint.
But like different good or different bad?
It's good. Yeah, it's good.
I'm not totally happy with it.
There's something that's
- I think it's missing something.
- Come on.
You're too modest for your own good.
If I had your talent
I'm Rosario, nice to meet you.
This whole thing is her fault.
Without her, I don't think
I would've taken the chance.
Well, thanks for nudging her
in the right direction.
I thought she'd moved to Istanbul
to be the wife of a sultan.
And where is he?
He couldn't make it.
Yamam is unbelievable.
He's always busy with something.
I didn't know an antiques shop
was so much work.
- Hi!
- Hi.
- Hi.
- Did you see my texts?
My sister changed her flight
so she could come to the show.
- Hi, nice to meet you.
- It's a pleasure.
But I can stay at a hotel,
I don't want to impose
No, please.
I made a special dinner for Olivia,
but it'll be even better with you.
It'll be great!
- Have a seat.
- Okay
How was it? Lots of people?
You know, the usual,
but it was incredible to see
my work hanging in a gallery.
Don't worry, I know
you'll be there for the next one.
Shall we?
- Sure.
- Yeah?
More wine?
No, thank you.
I'm surprised you drink alcohol.
I'm a Muslim but non-practicing.
I don't go to the mosque.
He doesn't follow every last rule.
Do you trust me more now?
No, I'm sorry, I didn't mean to
Don't worry I'm joking.
Now then
I wanted to be first
to buy a painting
by the new Olivia Durán.
In a few years
it'll be worth millions.
Excuse me.
You didn't want to ask
if he has a criminal record?
What do you want from me?
He loves art, he loves Istanbul
and he has an antiques shop.
Sounds like a Tinder profile.
- What else do you know about him?
- What are you
Can you just relax, Laura?
I don't even recognize you, Olivia.
He bought your painting,
and you're okay with that?
It was a nice gesture.
It would have been nicer
to leave it in the exhibit to prove
to yourself that people
are interested in your work.
Are you going to paint
exclusively for him now?
And just let him buy
all of your paintings?
What the hell is wrong with you?
What the hell is wrong with me?
I don't like the "new Olivia Durán."
I don't like that she hangs up on me,
that she doesn't care
about her own family,
that she left behind all her friends.
I don't even like her art.
The more I look at it, the less
I understand it, the same with you.
You're probably lucky he bought it,
because nobody in their right mind
would want to buy something so
I don't even have the words.
I'm sorry. I'm an asshole.
All right.
I'll go to Madrid.
I'll go see Mom, and the girls, and Espe.
And you'll see how much
they love the new Olivia.
And you know why, Laura?
Because I'm happy.
Really happy.
It's such a shame you can't see that.
- Where's Laura?
- She went for a walk.
Do you think anyone
would've bought my painting
if you hadn't?
This is about your sister, am I right?
She's worried.
But I guess that's normal.
She'll be gone soon,
and it'll just be you and me again.
All right?
I might go back with her,
spend a few days in Madrid.
Just so everyone can see
I'm doing well, you know?
Did she ask you to do that?
Not in so many words.
Well, if you need to go
It's a shame, though.
I'd planned a trip to Anatolia.
To Hadrianopolis?
For after your sister leaves.
But don't worry.
We'll do it another time.
But what about Madrid?
Some other time.
Don't. I can see where this is going.
What you can't see
is where it's going with him.
I'm not going to get into it.
He's been putting this trip off for weeks,
- and now you suddenly have to go?
- Yes, it has to be now.
And if you can't be happy
that I'm going to take an incredible trip
and see all the places
I've been dying to see,
then that's your problem.
Yamam wanted to keep
everyone at a distance.
But I wanted to be near him,
visit those places together.
Can you identify the places
you visited on the trip?
Those were very intense days.
We went to lots of villages.
I usually take notes when I'm traveling,
but on that trip
I let myself go.
It's interesting.
The way I remember it now
is more like a photo album
than an actual trip.
And Yamam. Always Yamam.
Ready to show me Turkey's secrets,
all so exotic for me.
And help me forget my sister's mistrust.
- Ready, partner?
- Yep.
Did you see this?
It could be authentic.
I'm not 100% sure, but
Hey, what are you doing?
I'm going to take a photo.
Interpol has a database for stolen art
No, no, no
That would put Ibrahim's business at risk.
He doesn't know where that came from.
All the more reason then.
We have to buy it, and get it out of here.
This should be in a museum.
It might've belonged
to a Thracian soldier,
and been taken illegally from a dig site.
We can't be sure, but
Or not. Just leave it.
Let's look for antiques we can sell
that won't land us in jail.
You're always saying
you love your heritage, your culture
You're annoying.
Why can't you let this go?
Because you're going to let some tourist
buy that dagger for nothing,
just to use it as a paperweight. It's
My love, I know how things work here.
That dagger will only lead
to endless problems. Okay?
You're not sticking around
to watch the wrestling?
I'd like to reach Edirne before nightfall.
Come on, for old times' sake!
It'll be fun.
What's this?
All right then.
There were lots of schools
in the Ottoman Empire.
They taught technique
and cultivated spirit.
Wrestling is about both body and soul.
A well-oiled body.
I guess the winner is whoever
throws the other guy first?
It also counts if you pick him up.
I can see you're still in shape.
Come on, now!
I'm not what I used to be.
Come on!
I like the view from here.
Does he want you to wrestle?
Yes, come on! Come on!
What are you, scared?
- That won't work on me.
- Oh, it won't?
You're scared. Admit that you're scared.
Women! I'm worthless
in the face of their wishes.
Let's see what you've got!
What happened?
You were distracting me.
Oh yeah, right, it's all my fault.
Emir's right.
I should stay far away from you
while I'm trying to do important things.
Don't even joke about that.
See you soon!
I can't go to bed all oiled up like this.
I'm not opposed to the idea.
But a bubble bath sounds good too.
- Hello.
- Welcome.
Is everything ready?
- Come on in.
- Thank you.
The men on one side, and the women
I know.
Such a shame.
- You might find a husband.
- Is that right?
Sometimes mothers come to the baths
in search of a husband
who's worthy of their children.
- Are you worried?
- Me?
No, you're not their type.
Well, their kids
are going to miss out then.
You and I both know I'd make a great wife.
- Is that right?
- Yes.
Where have you been?
Right here.
What's our next stop?
I don't know
Like Baucis and Philemon?
I love that story. It's so lovely.
Do you remember it?
And do you remember the wish they made?
They wished
that they would die at the same time.
In the exact same moment.
Their happily ever after.
I want to live,
and not leave my future
in the hands of some capricious god.
I want to be my own god.
Your own god?
And your god, if you'd like
Don't move.
What are you after at this time of night?
My boss is furious.
The pieces you brought
are not the ones you agreed upon.
They're the ones he asked for.
Don't be ridiculous.
I have to cross
the Bulgarian border before dawn
and I'm not doing it without my money.
Tell Simonov
I'm not returning a single euro.
You sure about that?
I've been listening
to your lies for two days straight.
- I'm not lying.
- You're withholding information.
Even a rookie can see that.
- Do you want me to go?
- I have a lot of work to do.
I won't have time for you.
I've never felt anything like this,
and it seems like when I'm in pain,
he avoids me.
I want you to talk to the police,
and tell them that my sister is innocent.
That you tricked her
and took advantage of her.
What is it? Why are you stopping?
You made sure to avoid the checkpoint.
Yamam turned and missed the checkpoint.
You want to tell me
what this was doing in your shop?
This is the dagger
we saw in Ibrahim's store.
- Olivia!
- Stop lying to me!
It's the truth!
If my sister has broken the law,
it's because Yamam tricked her.
Why don't you interrogate him?
Olivia, the perfect European
In love with a Turk!
If I don't trust you, it's only
because I don't even know you.
I don't know anything about your life.
Why don't you tell Olivia the truth,
and let her decide
whether or not to stay with you?
I don't want to put it behind me.
You don't understand.
I wouldn't change
a single thing I've done.
I'm sure he's told you
about the special dinner tonight.
I was thinking if Olivia goes with you,
maybe she can help smooth things over.
Simonov loves women.
I want to enjoy your company.
Don't touch me!
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