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The Herd (1979)
"Sürü" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  March 1979 (Turkey)
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be ... See full summary »

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Sener Kokkaya
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be paid to petty officials, sheep are stolen or die in the packed, airless, contaminated wagons, and the sick wife of one of the family's sons becomes deathly ill. Written by Daniel Yates <kamerad76@hotmail.com>

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I don't believe that many people out there who queue for films like Star Wars would understand what a masterpiece this film is. It is great. It is real. It is more than just a film. You cannot write scripts like that so easily...


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