Eccho Rights acquires worldwide rights to “I Am Mother”

The Turkish drama, produced by the renowned O3 Medya, is set to premiere on Wednesday, 6 December on Turkey’s Show TV. 

30 NOV 2023

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Eccho Rights has acquired global rights to the Turkish drama “I Am Mother," originally titled "Sandık Kokusu," produced by the renowned O3 Medya. The title is set to premiere on Wednesday, 6 December on Turkey’s Show TV.  "We are  delighted to partner with O3 Medya and thrilled to be bringing ‘I Am Mother' to the global audience," Handan Özkubat, Director of Turkish Drama at Eccho Rights said.

 "I Am Mother" tells the poignant story of a woman who carries her mother's pain all her life, is tested by her child and split in between two men reveals all the realities of life. The series boasts a star-studded cast including Özge Özpirinçci, known for her impactful roles in ‘Woman’, ‘First and Last’, and ‘Yakamoz S-245’; Demet Akbağ, a luminary in Turkish entertainment industry with her roles in ‘Bir Demet Tiyatro’, ‘Sevdaluk’, and ‘Scorpion’; Metin Akdülger, celebrated for his performances in ‘Magnificent Century Kosem’, ‘Persona’, ’The Gift’, ‘The Club’ and Necip Memilli, acclaimed for his performances in 'The Pit’, ‘Dila', ‘Magnificent Century Kosem’, ‘Lady’s Farm’, ‘Persona’ and ‘Oh Belinda’.

“Our latest drama ‘I Am Mother’ is another prime example of our commitment to quality storytelling and we are so happy to be collaborating with Eccho Rights for its international distribution," Saner Ayar, Founder and Managing Partner of O3 Medya, also shared his thoughts said. "With its compelling narrative and strong characters, ‘I Am Mother’exemplifies the storytelling excellence that Turkish drama is known for. We believe it will leave a lasting impression on viewers worldwide.”

The title follows Karsu, a resilient mother of three who relocates from Adana to Istanbul, and bravely starts anew in the bustling city after enduring a life-altering trauma. This drama navigates her journey of resilience and renewal, as she confronts the challenges of rebuilding her life. It portrays the complicated dynamics of family bonds, the strength of a woman's spirit, and the journey towards liberation from a burdensome past. "I Am Mother" is a story of mothers and daughters, laughter and tears, and the universal quest for self-discovery. A series where every viewer will find a piece of themselves reflected in the heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking moments of life. 

"A story that transcends cultural boundaries, this series embodies the richness and emotional depth of Turkish drama," Özkubat said. "We will witness the moving journey of a woman's unwavering fight for her son, her family, and her heart's desires, showcasing a remarkable tale of empowerment and transformation. Its universal themes of love, pain, and family ties, making it relatable to viewers worldwide and we are confident that it will captivate viewers across the globe.”

We are delighted to partner with O3 Medya and thrilled to be bringing ‘I Am Mother' to the global audience.” Handan Özkubat Director of Turkish Drama, Eccho Rights