Osman earns his living as a porter. He lives in a small house with his wife, children and mother-in-law. He is in debt from top to toes. His wife and mother-in-law belittle him a lot. Osman... See full summary »
This movie is from the more serious era of Kemal Sunal, the archetype of the "Funny naive guy" in Turkish cinema. The title can be translated as "The tenant" and the movie is kind of a social commentary on the housing problem of Turkey of the 1980's with its overbearing greedy landlords and never-ending Cooperative housing projects (eventually turning out to be frauds) etc.
The main character played by Sunal, is a middle-aged office worker living (inconsistently in different apartments) with his wife, two kids and mother-in-law; trying to cope with making ends meet with his cheap payment, the demands of his overbearing annoying landlords and what is more....to keep an affair with a young attractive co-worker a secret.
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