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

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Mahsun Supertitiz is an unemployed homeless man who steals cars at night so that he can sleep in a heated place during the winter. Mahsun lives in Rumelihisar, an old section of Istanbul, ... See full summary »

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Aysen Aydemir ...
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Mahsun Supertitiz is an unemployed homeless man who steals cars at night so that he can sleep in a heated place during the winter. Mahsun lives in Rumelihisar, an old section of Istanbul, and makes ends meet by getting the local fishermen to help him. Mahsun loves the cars he robs, cleans and polishes them, and drives them through the streets of Rumelihisar during the daytime. Written by deen_o146

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A masterpiece.
24 February 2004 | by (ankara) – See all my reviews

A work of art. Shows money is not every thing was the thing on my mind I was to say.. Ironic... a little more thinking on the subject, money became something. or is it not? no matter what.. this work is a great combination of directing and acting.. worth to think about it..


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