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Somersault in a Coffin (1996)
"Tabutta rövasata" (original title)

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Mahsun is homeless and unemployed. He lives in Rumelihisari (one of the most picturesque and oldest quarters of Istanbul), and tries to stay alive with the help of local fishermen. Mahsun ... See full summary »

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Ahmet Ugurlu ...
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Tuncel Kurtiz ...
Reis
Aysen Aydemir ...
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Baris Celiloglu
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Mahsun is homeless and unemployed. He lives in Rumelihisari (one of the most picturesque and oldest quarters of Istanbul), and tries to stay alive with the help of local fishermen. Mahsun loves cars, he steals at nights and in the mornings he drives them back clean and well kept. He lives to emphasize the strange togetherness of possibilities and impossibilities. In this togetherness, Mahsun experiences friendship, trust, a one-way love affair and torture. He insists to survive in his open-air coffin of ancient Istanbul streets. Written by bogazici

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Arkadaslar Iyidir
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1 August 2003 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

What does a director do if he hasn't enough fund? Dervis Zaim did his best. Ahmet Ugurlu,Tuncel Kurtiz acted perfectly. Realistic,different and smart are the adjectives to describe this film.


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