Turkish movies wantlist

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1.
Harem Suare (1999)
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As the Ottoman Empire comes to an end, an old servant spins a tale to keep the women in the Sultan's harem distracted... (125 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
2.
Toll Booth (2010)
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Quiet and introverted toll booth clerk Kenan's life, a humdrum routine between the Tavsancik toll booth plaza and his home, will change the day the new operations chief comes to inspect Tavsancik. (96 mins.)
 
3.
Günah Keçisi (2011)
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Famous porn star Sahin K decides to quit porn film business and go back to his original country Turkey from Berlin... (83 mins.)
Director: Cenk Ozakinci
 
4.
I Saw the Sun (2009)
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In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war... (120 mins.)
 
5.
Kampüste çiplak ayaklar (2009)
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All these years, novels and movies have always covered stories in which the main characters from the Western World travel to India... (90 mins.)
Director: Cansel Elcin
 
6.
A Touch of Spice (2003)
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"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather... (108 mins.)
 
7.
Zenne Dancer (2012)
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A feature film about an unusual trio: Daniel, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Turkish values... (99 mins.)
 
8.
The Guest (2011)
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A love story between leaving and staying... "The Guest" Oktay, in his first night in his hometown Kutahya... (100 mins.)
Director: Ozan Aksungur
 
9.
Vavien (2009)
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Celal, lives an unhappy family life with his wife Sevilay and his child in a small town. Celal and his brother Cemal... (100 mins.)
 
10.
En Mutlu Oldugum Yer (2010)
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An Istanbul night event is the backdrop for an unlikely couple to meet and head out to Southern Turkey to get away from it all... (95 mins.)
Director: Kagan Erturan
 
11.
The Crossing (2010)
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Guven works in an accounting company. He is well liked in the office. He is a hard-working man. He has... (95 mins.)
 
12.
Iki Çizgi (2008)
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Selin is a business woman who is living with her younger boyfriend at a metropole, Istanbul. During the summer time, they decide to go to the south by their car and a long vacation starts. (93 mins.)
Director: Selim Evci
 
13.
Autumn (2008)
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A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner. (99 mins.)
Director: Özcan Alper
 
14.
Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
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A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question. (96 mins.)
Director: Özer Kiziltan
 
15.
Night of Silence (2012)
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Having just entered puberty, bride (Dilan Aksüt) had been forced to marry with groom (Ilyas Salman)... (92 mins.)
Director: Reis Çelik
 
16.
Egg (2007)
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Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death... (97 mins.)
 
17.
Away from Home (2001)
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After several years of numbly mourning his parents death, 26 year old Selim (Cevik) takes a chance on the US lottery for passports and wins... (110 mins.)
 
18.
Angel's Fall (2004)
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Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior... (98 mins.)
 
19.
Milk (2008)
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Yusuff has a hard time defining his adulthood. In one hand, there are his mother's expectations while on the other hand his passions. (102 mins.)
 
20.
The Town (1997)
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The story of a family living in a small godforsaken town in Turkey seen through the eyes of children and dealing with the growing complexity when one becomes an adult. (85 mins.)
 
21.
Times and Winds (2006)
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A small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, facing the immense sea, flanked by olive yards... (111 mins.)
Director: Reha Erdem
 
22.
Clouds of May (1999)
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This is a movie within movie, which is almost recursive, i.e., the movie inside looks like director Ceylan's previous movie... (130 mins.)