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Yol (1982)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tarik Akan ...
Seyit Ali
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Ziné
Halil Ergün ...
Mehmet Salih
Meral Orhonsay ...
Emine
Necmettin Çobanoglu ...
Ömer
Semra Uçar ...
Gülbahar
Hikmet Çelik ...
Mevlat
Sevda Aktolga ...
Meral
Tuncay Akça ...
Yusuf
Hale Akinli ...
Seyran
Turgut Savas ...
Zafer
Hikmet Tasdemir ...
Sevket
Engin Çelik ...
Mirza
Osman Bardakçi ...
Berber Elim
Enver Güney ...
Cindé
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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 <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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The story of three families' search for freedom.

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

1 September 1982 (France)  »

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Box Office

Gross:

SEK 1,800,287 (Sweden)
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(Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Yilmaz Güney was in prison when the film was made. He wrote a detailed screenplay and acted out some scenes in his jail cell and Serif Gören directed the film according to his strict instructions. 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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