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Arabesque (1989)
"Arabesk" (original title)

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This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together. Sener is the son of a simple family in the village and he is in love with the village headman's daughter Mujde. Kaya... See full summary »

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Sener Sen ...
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Müjde Ar ...
Müjde
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Ekrem
Necati Bilgiç ...
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Üstün Asutay
Tarik Pabuccuoglu ...
Ismail
Kadir Savun
Münir Özkul
Orhan Çagman
Rasim Öztekin ...
Hasta (as Rasim Oztekin)
Candan Sabuncu
Dogu Erkan
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This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together. Sener is the son of a simple family in the village and he is in love with the village headman's daughter Mujde. Kaya is also in love with Mujde. With Kaya's misleading, Mujde's father is against her marriage with Sener and does everything to prevent it. Sener goes to Istanbul and becomes a famous singer, Mujde follows him. Sener gets blind in an accident, and Mujde gets blind as he is cured. Sener gets amnesia, though he marries Mujde and gets healed. One mishap follows the other.. They come together, get separated, and reunite.. The mishaps go on till they get old and die.. They hope to reunite in the life after death, yet there too Kaya is waiting for them.. Written by omayra73@yahoo.com

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the criticism of turkish cinema
26 January 2003 | by (izmir/turkey) – See all my reviews

the turkish movies have a lot in common. for years they didn't have very big budgets to make a movie. So the movies always ran on dialogues resulting in dramas or comedies. In dramas, the theme is simple: There must be two lovers, one rich and one poor. The poor one has so much pride where the rich ones relatives must see the poor "not suitable" for their family. So there has been so many movies alike that Arabesk takes all of this stupid and funny parts and makes it, again a low-budget, comedy. It's like the "Naked Gun" or "Airplane" of the Turkish cinema. Totally make fun of every little detail in earlier movies.


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