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Mehdi
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Sahane
Nazmiye Oral ...
Azamet
Müge Oruçkaptan ...
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Berfi Dicle ...
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Kenan Baydemir ...
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Nail Kirmizigül ...
Kopuk Yasar
Turgay Aydin ...
Cemil
Cem Safran ...
Abuzer
Zaven Cigdemoglu ...
Deli Selami (as Zaven Çigdemoglu)
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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Propaganda is the only movie which Kemal Sunal played with his son Ali Sunal who is also an actor in series and movies. See more »

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Sinan Cetin strikes again...
15 April 2007 | by (United States and Turkey) – See all my reviews

Propaganda is another failed attempt by Sinan Cetin to make decent, above-average movie. The experience and talent of the cast list seems to give him a head-start in Propaganda, but he squanders this credit with usual sloppiness and lack of imagination. Even so, Propaganda is not as unwatchable as his older movies.

Sinan Cetin is a spoiled, pretentious, unimaginative demagogue with no decent story-telling skills, and he generally builds his movies around empty, overly-populist, lumpen, pseudo-critiques of the 'system'. He is a consistently bad director, and his movies must be avoided at all costs.

Propaganda, fails miserably especially at the finale, where Cetin once again plays his cheap demagogical tune with a 'rally around the flag' trick with no subtlety, no wit, and certainly with no success.

To be honest, Propaganda is Cetin's best work (which is sad). So if you really need to have an idea of him, watch this one.


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