When her mother abandons her family, Nilsu loses faith in the world and everyone in it. Terrified of suffering the same fate, she breaks off relationships before they even begin. Then she meets Teo, a passionate environmentalist and one of the founders of the Turkish Green Party. Teo's close relationship with his mother has always held him back and when she commits suicide, his life slips off the rails. In this story of a young woman's struggle to find love and acceptance, Buket Uzuner explores the complexities of human relationships. With her distinctive touch, she weaves a poignant and magical love story of two souls in the modern world. Two Green Otters offers up an original reinterpretation of the role of environmentalism and love in the world today.