is who we ran from? for a book?

Who are we running from? is Netflix’s latest crime series to come out and tons of people are watching the new show. As of March 27, it’s ranked #5 on Netflix’s top 10 TV shows list, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be removed any time soon.

The Crime is a Turkish Netflix Original. It was directed by Umut Aral and Gökçen Usta, and stars Melisa Sözen and Eylül Tumbar are a tight-knit mother-daughter duo who live a life on the run, moving from hotel to hotel and seeing everyone as a threat. The mother is hiding a dark secret from her past and will do everything in her power to hide it. But how much longer can the mother and her daughter live on the run with the police on their heels?

Musa Uzunlar, Birand Tunca, Jessica Rookeward, Isik Naz Özedgü, Basak Dasman, Hakan Emre Unal, Devrim Kabacaoglu, Alper Çankaya, Meriç Rakala and many others are also in the cast.

With so many Netflix shows based on novels, you might be wondering if Who are we running from? is part of this growing list of television adaptations. Here’s what we know.

is who we ran from? for a book?

Yes, Who are we running from? based on a book. It is based on the 2007 novel titled Biz Kimden Kaçıyorduk Anne? by Turkish novelist and columnist Perihan Mağden. The English translation is Who were we running from, mother?. According to the book’s synopsis, it “examines in an almost architectural fashion the trembling fears of a world surrounded by violence.”

is who we ran from? Based on a true story?

No, the thriller is not based on a true story. It is simply a work of fiction written by the show’s writing team, using material from the book as inspiration.

Who are we running from? Parent Guide and Age Rating

Given the subject matter of the show, it’s not surprising that the crime thriller is rated TV-MA. This maturity rating was given for strong language, sexual violence, smoking and graphic violence. Overall, this isn’t a show that we recommend watching with kids or with kids around. It is intended for an adult audience only.

Take a look at the exciting official trailer for a little taste of the series!

Who are we running from? now streaming on Netflix. Will you watch the crime series? is who we ran from? for a book?

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Sarah Ridley is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Sarah Ridley joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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