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Yilmaz Guney's film "Yol" is one of the best movies that Turkish film industry has ever made. There are several reasons for that. The most important one is it says "Turkey is a prison weather you are in prison or not.". Since you have to wear uniforms in your school life, since you have to be a member of army for twelve months after 18, and since you have to say that I am Turkish, you can call yourself as a prisoner.
Yilmaz Guney reflected these problems of Turkey in a very realistic way. He saw his country as a beautiful place to live, but he was also responsible for his people to show the reality of Turkey. But it is completely wrong to say that he is ashamed to live in Turkey.
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