MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 712 this week

Berlin in Berlin (1993)

 -  Drama  -  12 May 1994 (Germany)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 707 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A young German engineer photographs a beautiful Turkish woman without her permission. Her husband finds out and starts a fight. In the midst of the argument the German engineer accidentally... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 23 Oct 2010
 
a list of 118 titles
created 08 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 154 titles
created 14 Jan 2012
 
a list of 408 titles
created 04 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 1373 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Berlin in Berlin (1993)

Berlin in Berlin (1993) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Berlin in Berlin.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a cab driver, Fikret, ... See full summary »

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Nejat Isler, Fikret Kuskan, Basak Köklükaya
Zübük (1980)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

This is the story of the politician named Zubuk. He gets expelled from the political party that he is a member of, due to corruption. The journalist Yasar wants to make a news story about ... See full summary »

Director: Kartal Tibet
Stars: Kemal Sunal, Nevra Serezli, Kadir Savun
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Murat Saraçoglu
Stars: Demet Akbag, Özgü Namal, Sarp Apak
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

1970's of Turkey. An American girl comes to Turkey with in the middle of a fight going for imperialism. She falls in love with a Turkish man. Even though they are in love, they find them selves between cultural conflicts.

Director: Sinan Çetin
Stars: Ezgi Acar, Melik Akkaya, Ömür Arpaci
Number 14 (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Yaprak is just one of thousands of young women, who leave their quiet village lives behind them to seek their fortune in Istanbul. But the reality of life in a big city is harsh, and Yaprak... See full summary »

Director: Sinan Çetin
Stars: Hakan Balamir, Serpil Çakmakli, Bülent Bilgiç
Romantik (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

The friendship of GOKHAN and OMER is challenged when OMER falls in love with beautiful YASEMIN. Gokhan frames his best friend Omer for a murder, subsequently Omer must leave the country. ... See full summary »

Director: Sinan Çetin
Stars: Okan Bayülgen, Semih Sergen, Zaven Cigdemoglu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Director: Ertem Egilmez
Stars: Tarik Akan, Kahraman Kiral, Halit Akçatepe
Alone (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Tells about those people whose lives have been isolated by modern lifestyles; It is also Foods, mothers, old songs and love that this movie is consists of.

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Melis Birkan, Cemal Hünal, Yildiz Kültür
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers (played by Haluk Bilginer and Cem Ozer) and their only two contracted singers (played ... See full summary »

Director: Ezel Akay
Stars: Özcan Deniz, Haluk Bilginer, Sebnem Dönmez
Kagit (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Sinan Çetin
Stars: Melik Akkaya, Tolga Bas, Zeynep Beserler
Offside (2000)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Serdar Akar
Stars: Fatih Akyol, Müjde Ar, Akasya Asiltürkmen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Ümit Ünal
Stars: Serra Yilmaz, Irem Altug, Idil Firat
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Hülya Avsar ...
Dilber
Cem Özer ...
Muertuez
Armin Block ...
Thomas
Aliye Rona ...
Ugu
Esref Kolçak ...
Ekber
Nilüfer Aydan ...
Zehra
Clemens-Maria Haas ...
Olaf
...
Mehmet
Emrah Aydemir ...
Yueksel
Volkan Akabali ...
Yuecel
Suza Kohlstedt ...
Bea
Mustafa Portakal ...
Mustafa
Tom Neubauer ...
Bea's husband
Sarah Chaumette ...
Diana
Edit

Storyline

A young German engineer photographs a beautiful Turkish woman without her permission. Her husband finds out and starts a fight. In the midst of the argument the German engineer accidentally kills the husband. With his burdened conscience, he goes out to Berlin's Turkish district to find the woman. He is spotted by her relatives, and while escaping, by strange coincidence he ends up hiding in the man's home whom he has killed. According to Turkish customs, a guest in one's household must be treated with dignity and respect even if he is the enemy. Thus, the tension and difficulties among the Turkish family and the German engineer begin. As long as he stays he will survive, but how long can he live in the home of a man he murdered? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In someone else's city, behind the door, between love and death.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

12 May 1994 (Germany)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

In the introductory credits there is a paragraph: To my sons Ruezgar and Rafael See more »

Soundtracks

Rap Music
Composed & performed by Clemens Maria Haas
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Unassuming production, yet Creative directing
24 January 2009 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

With its indelible impression first made, Berlin in Berlin had caused international repercussions at its time; underlining Sinan Cetin's behind the camera and Hulya Avsar's screen performances.

Cetin offers a creative vision in directing a very usual plot forming a high-tensioned suspenser. Bravely he dishes out very pretentious scenes. On the other hand, in order to conduct the screenplay instead of using a responsive script; he chooses to benefit by populist ingredients. Clemens-Maria Haas's strong music score holds the tension of the film at the top from opening to the ending, even though there are unnecessarily long scenes.

The storyline is very basic and simple. There are only three location sets: Construction building, a street from Berlin's Turkish quarter and the apartment. This might be boring, but at the same time it builds strong focus. Berlin in Berlin is an unassuming production. Don't expect any splendor, or even an average cinematography. All the actors perform very well. Absolutely worth watching.


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Berlin in Berlin (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?