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Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain ... See full summary »

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Nazmiye Oral ...
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Müge Oruçkaptan ...
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Nail Kirmizigül ...
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Cemil
Cem Safran ...
Abuzer
Zaven Cigdemoglu ...
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Baycan Baybur ...
Komutan (as Babür Baycan)
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Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain that will eminently unfold, as families, languages, cultures and lovers are both ripped apart and clash head on in a village once united. Written by Anonymous

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A Great Film
12 February 2006 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a great film in its own right. I have seen quite a few Turkish films, and this is certainly one of the best. The dialogue is witty, the story-line touching and the historicity of the film touches an area many of us never think of - the development of borders through the middle east.

You can feel for Medhi as he struggles with the dichotomy he faces, the competing pressures make for both difficult choices and black humour. Though there are laugh out loud moments too.

Turkish cinema can be difficult for many Westerns, but this film is not one of these.

A great film - I promise you will enjoy it.


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