The Red Room is a Turkish series that revolves around a psychological clinic and the stories and behaviors of a group of psychiatric patients who visit it, and who have experienced a variety of incidents ranging from suffering to joy, as told by one of the clinic’s therapists who supervises their follow-up and attempts to cure them.
Wednesday 1 September 2021
We see how Alya’s mother committed suicide in front of Alya’s eyes. As the doctor is listening to Alya, she realizes the reasons of her current situation better.
She has had a very traumatic childhood and despite of that she has survived. She starts to tell of the days after her mother’s death.
Thursday 2 September 2021
Doctor asks Alya about her relationship with her dad. Alya talks about her father who is like a stranger to her. Doctor realizes that the father was affected by all those things they have been through.
Garip comes crying. He reads a letter written by Menekse. Menekse had a difficult life after she left Garip. Her boyfriend is revealed to be married to someone else and he imprisoned her in a hotel room.
Friday 3 September 2021
Melek seems to be regretful for what she has done. She comes to the doctor to learn about her mother, Meliha.
Dr. Manolya can’t say much about her client, but she tells her that her mother never forgot her. Melek starts to talk about herself and what life has brought her after running away the night her house was on fire.
Monday 6 September 2021
Melek continues telling her story. She blames her mother for being very authoritative. She sees her as the reason why she ran away from her home and ruined her life.
She has even changed her name as Hayat (Life). She is living a luxury life, but it has cost her honour.
Tuesday 7 September 2021
We see how Alya’s days were when she and her father were alone together at the house in Istanbul. On one hand she feels lonely on the other hand she is so used to her loneliness that she doesn’t want any friends although she had the chance.
Wednesday 8 September 2021
Alya has talked about her childhood and her past. She has made a great progress however she still needs somebody to push her to step out of the darkness inside of her and get a new life that suits a young woman like her.
Thursday 9 September 2021
Selvi continues telling her story. Together with her sisters and their mother they go to a garden to work and earn money for their father. Their father is a cruel man who never works and beats them badly every night.
Friday 10 September 2021
The doctor is very sad to hear that the bride price tradition hasn’t ended yet in modern world. After Selvi, Melek’s session starts. She tells the doctor how she started to work at night clubs.
Monday 13 September 2021
As Melek tells her story we see the sadness in her eyes and the darkness hidden behind her bright world. Inwardly she isn’t happy with the life she is living but she keeps pretending to be happy since it won’t work even if she complains. The doctor starts to understand her.
Tuesday 14 September 2021
Selvi is more comfortable with the doctor than before, but she is still a little bit timid. The doctor encourages her to share some things about her life.
We also see the beginning of her life in Istanbul. She is all alone with Riza and his two daughters.
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Selvi finds herself in another hell at Riza’s house after leaving her father’s house. Riza is such a jerk that he gives his ex-wife’s clothes to Selvi.
Thursday 16 September 2021
We see how life became unbearable for Selvi at Riza’s house. He uses violence against Selvi to keep her isolated and after some time she bows to her fate.
Doctor Manolya encourages her to overcome her fears and see the sun again. We’ll see if Selvi will recover.
Friday 17 September 2021
Hediye, Piraye’s new client, is a woman in her 40’s. She lives with her mother and before she comes for therapy, she learns that she was adopted.
The woman who she knows as her mother had kept the truth from her for years and confessed it just before going into a coma.
Monday 20 September 2021
Dr. Manolya goes to Alya’s house where she experienced the most traumatic incidents in her life. As she guessed, it is an old, wrecked house.
Doctor wants to convince Alya to move out and leave that house behind as she is getting rid of the darkness inside herself.
Tuesday 21 September 2021
Selvi has come to terms with the conditions at Riza’s house. His daughters Seyda and Fahriye have become her friends and her connection with life outside. They play games and Fahriye teaches her how to read and write.
Wednesday 22 September 2021
Riza didn’t mess with Selvi after she gave birth to a boy, but he kept using violence against his daughters and caused them to leave home.
Dr. Manolya praises Selvi for the problems she overcame in those times and Selvi feels motivated with her words. She is determined to recover.
Hediye’s mother passes away after telling her that she was adopted. She sees her real mother at her stepmother’s funeral.
Thursday 23 September 2021
Hediye continues telling her story. She and her mother were very close but her mother raised her as a babysitter since she was a child.
Hediye has missed all the good things throughout her childhood. Her brother was born the same day her father died. Neriman never allows her to have her own life.
Friday 24 September 2021
Boncuk is mad at Sadik because of the way he treated the wise men. Boncuk is left alone in a country without any knowledge of the language.
It is obvious that Boncuk is just an object for Sadik. We see that Sadik did not even let her go to a language school. Boncuk is overwhelmed because of the loneliness.
Monday 27 September 2021
Boncuk and the Doctor meet in the red room once again. The conversation between them makes Boncuk remember the painful times she had lived through.
The wise old men accompany her in her healing journey. The deep scars in her childhood don’t seem to heal yet, but Sadik tries to be there for her.
Tuesday 28 September 2021
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Thursday 30 September 2021