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Yol (1982)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  1 September 1982 (France)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tarik Akan ...
Seyit Ali
Halil Ergün ...
Mehmet Salih
Meral Orhonsay ...
Necmettin Çobanoglu ...
Semra Uçar ...
Hikmet Çelik ...
Sevda Aktolga ...
Tuncay Akça ...
Hale Akinli ...
Turgut Savas ...
Hikmet Tasdemir ...
Engin Çelik ...
Osman Bardakçi ...
Berber Elim
Enver Güney ...


A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside. Written by Michael Brooke <>

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The story of three families' search for freedom.


Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

1 September 1982 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Az út  »

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SEK 1,800,287 (Sweden)

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1.37 : 1
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Movie was banned in Turkey until 1999. In 1999, movie restored by Imaj which is one of the biggest post production companies of Turkey and Europe. The movie re-released as this restored version in February 1999. See more »

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The best Turkish movie in the history of Yesilcam
31 July 1999 | by (Istanbul Turkey) – See all my reviews

Thank Yilmaz Guney and Serif Goren for doing such a tremendous movie.Actings are excellent.This movie is the proof of the possibility to make great films with limited financial resources.Tarik Akan gives a perfect performance.The most I liked in the movie is the hesitation of Seyit Ali to leave Zine alone on the mount.Yol is a very well acted, edited, and directed movie.Of course it would be a great fault to forget the screen written by Yilmaz Guney.Thank people who gives us the opportunity to see "Yol" .

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