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Lola and Billy the Kid (1999)
"Lola + Bilidikid" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  11 March 1999 (Germany)
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17-year old Murat from Turkey, living in Berlin, Germany, slowly discovers his homosexuality. His older brother Osman, head of the family since the father's death, wants him to finally lose... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gandi Mukli ...
Lola
Baki Davrak ...
Murat
Erdal Yildiz ...
Bilidikid
Inge Keller ...
Ute
Michael Gerber ...
Friedrich
Murat Yilmaz ...
Iskender
Hasan Ali Mete ...
Osman
Hakan Tandogan ...
Fatma Souad
Cihangir Gümüstürkmen ...
Lale Lokum
Celal Perk ...
Sehrazat
Mesut Ozdemir ...
Kalipso
Ulrich Simontowitz ...
Man in Tiergarten
Willi Herren ...
Rudy
Mario Irrek ...
Hendryk
Jan Andres ...
Walter
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17-year old Murat from Turkey, living in Berlin, Germany, slowly discovers his homosexuality. His older brother Osman, head of the family since the father's death, wants him to finally lose his virginity (in a heterosexual manner) and thus causes Murat to run away. In a bar, Murat meets Lola, who has some things to tell about him. He also meets Bilidikid, Lolas man, who thinks that Murat might have thrown an eye on Lola. But the truth about Lola, Murat and his family is far worse that anyone could have expected. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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the feel of a classic
24 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film accomplishes what it sets out to do, and it does so in a beautiful way. Not everyone can know what it feels like to be Turkish in Germany, and this movie communicates that feeling without sacrificing the feeling of being within the lives of the people it's about. Why do so few films achieve this?

Within its specificity, you also discover its universality. How many immigrants of color (from all over the world) in white-dominated countries (all over the world) will see something of themselves in this film? This film has the feel of a classic.

I know some people may feel the film is too depressing, or too dependent on gratuitous violence and on queer stereotypes that many of us may want to push into the past. Maybe we can reflect on the possibility that the stereotypes we may want to avoid aren't really a thing of the past, and the depression and violence the film refers to is quite real and current.


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