In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring ... See full summary »

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Emanuel Bettencourt ...
Sifu
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Schwertkämpfer
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Titzi
Hasan Ali Mete ...
Onkel Ahmet
Kida Khodr Ramadan ...
Özgür (as Kida Ramadan)
Denis Moschitto ...
Ibo
Paul Faßnacht ...
Filmproduzent
Phillip José Steinfatt ...
Typ auf der Strasse / Boss Gangster
Paula Paul ...
Nadine
Badasar Colbiyik ...
Montana
Cem Akin ...
Altan
Hakan Orbeyi ...
Kerem
Ernest Hausmann ...
Kiffer im Auto
Carmen Rüter ...
Filmstudentin
Ferhad Kara ...
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In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring actress and Ibo's German girlfriend, finds she's pregnant. Ibo is uncertain about fatherhood - compounded by his father's disowning him for getting a German girl pregnant - so Titzie sends him packing. He makes attempts at getting it right, but as the birth approaches, he's still not ready. In the background are three thugs in search of good tripe soup and a Capulet-Montegue feud between the kebab joint and a Greek taverna across the street. Can Ibo be the glove upon that hand? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Ibo falls through a restaurant window and lands on his hands among the shards of broken glass, but he gets up without any cuts. See more »

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References The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978) See more »

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Etoile Filante
Music/Lyrics: Djamel Laroussi
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Nice movie
10 September 2005 | by (Kocaeli, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Meeting of cultures with comedy and love. I like this movie. You might not laugh a lot but you will find something to learn about Turk traditions. Director is great like in all his movies. Ibo's family is traditional Turkish family and they are trying to adapt with a German wife of their small sons. They are afraid in the beginning but they use to live with this in time, after they learn the they will be Grandparents. In a scene you can see Turk children don't smoke near their parents in Turk traditions. This movie is not only about Turk traditions. Director added Greek traditions too. And there you can see some similarities of Greek and Turk traditions.


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