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Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim (1977)

Story of a dilemma between a woman's love and her logic. Asya, a young girl with a strict mother, meets Ilyas who is a womanizer city man, and they quickly fall in love. They get over the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Türkan Soray ...
Asya
Kadir Inanir ...
Ilyas
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Cemsit
Hülya Tuglu
Cengiz Sezici
Ihsan Yüce
Elif Inci
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erol Batibeki
Perihan Doygun ...
Neighbor Halime
Taci Ersan
Erkan Esenboga
Günay Güner
Mehmet Yigenoglu ...
Truck Driver in the Station
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Story of a dilemma between a woman's love and her logic. Asya, a young girl with a strict mother, meets Ilyas who is a womanizer city man, and they quickly fall in love. They get over the hardships and have a quick happy marriage. However, after he helps a man one night, Ilyas' life changes forever and he leaves Asya and Samet, their son and doesn't come back. After that, Asya takes their son and go away without knowing where she is heading, until a familiar hand reaches her to help selflessly. Written by adatasoy

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November 1978 (Turkey)  »

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A piros kendős lány  »

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Asya and Ilyas's son Samet is actually played by a girl. They cut the girls hair to make her look like a boy. See more »

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Referenced in Evlidir Ne Yapsa Yeridir (1978) See more »

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A breathless story about love and faith!...
24 February 2003 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews



This is a story about love and faith. The author discusses the two comparable concepts based on the beautiful novel of Aytmatov.

One can say many things about the technical handling of the film. But besides, the story flows slightly and fetches the viewers eyes till the end. Questions appear on mind; What love means? What does faith mean? Can love keep a couple together? Did you ever fall in love? OK, then answer this; did you ever TRY?!?... A woman with a baby stands between a one who loved too much, and another who did try his best.

Sometimes life do not allow you to choose. It forces you through its own stream.

Kadir Inanir and Turkan Soray starred in many films together. This film is one of their best few. Ahmet Mekin was shining, as well. You'll love the movie, if you are one of those who likes stories which sparkle questions on one's mind... And a little warning; watch out for your tears...


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