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A Season in Hakkari (1983)

Eine Saison in Hakkari (original title)
A urban Turkish teacher is transferred for political reasons to a backward Kurdish village in the mountains near the Iranian border. He is welcomed with distrust, but during that harsh year the mutual cultural misunderstandings fade away.

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A urban Turkish teacher is transferred for political reasons to a backward Kurdish village in the mountains near the Iranian border. He is welcomed with distrust, but during that harsh year the mutual cultural misunderstandings fade away.

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The name of the book that the film is adopted from is originally "O". But since the book became more popular after the film, the later editions of the book had the title "Hakkari'de Bir Mevsim" together with the original name "O". See more »

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