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Happy Birthday, Türke! (1992)

Kemal Kayankaya, a private detective, was hired by a Turkish women, Ilter, to search for his husband, Amend, who has been missing since the death of her father, Vassif. Unknownst to him, he... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hansa Czypionka ...
Kemal Kayankaya
Özay Fecht ...
Ilter Hamul
Meret Becker ...
Hanna Hecht
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Frau Futt
Lambert Hamel ...
Paul Futt
Joachim Król ...
Polizist
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Susi
Christian Schneller ...
Hosch
Ömer Simsek ...
Yilmaz
Ulrich Wesselmann ...
Eiler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Beek ...
Lagerverwalter
Emin Boztepe ...
Ahmed
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Ayse
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Müllmann
Dagmar Franz ...
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Kemal Kayankaya, a private detective, was hired by a Turkish women, Ilter, to search for his husband, Amend, who has been missing since the death of her father, Vassif. Unknownst to him, he was about to unravel the secrets of his client's family, as well as their various dealings with the underworld and the police. Moreover, being a Turk raised in a German foster family, he has also begun to understand and accept his own ethnicity. Written by Edward Chan <edward@panda.uwaterloo.ca>

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Happy Birthday!  »

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Highly overrated movie
13 March 2003 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie is just one of the worst I've ever seen. Its sense of humour only works on Monday nights, when there's nothing else to do. Even then the movie is awful to watch. The history about Mr. Kayankaya a private detective totally lags realism and understandable humour.

How many small time German detectives can tell a murderer just by looking at him? He also has a special ability, which makes the bad guys miss all their murder attempts, even though he ****'s up all the time. The combination of stupid bad guys and a looser of a hero can sometimes be funny but in this case it's not.

that's all


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