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The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language, it tells of the efforts of Emin who is the village idiot ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Deli Emin
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Siti Ana (Siti Mother)
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Mayor Nazmi
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Latif
Bican Günalan ...
Sezgin
Sebnem Sönmez ...
Gulizar
Iclal Aydin ...
Reyhan
Mesut Çakarli ...
Rifat
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Asiye
Tolga Çevik ...
Nazif (as Tolga Cevik)
Tuncer Salman ...
Ahmet
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Casim
Sener Kokkaya ...
Basri
Erdal Tosun ...
Sehymus
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The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language, it tells of the efforts of Emin who is the village idiot and Nazmi who is the mayor of the village. Emin and Nazmi attempt to start the broadcasting of television in their village and face various difficulties in this process. Written by BKM

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2 February 2001 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Bизoнтеле  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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People: What is this, vizontele?
Nazmi: Radio with pictures. You listen Zeki Müren in the radio, right? Now, you'll be able to see him as well!
Fikri: Will Zeki Müren see us too?
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Very Funny ...
1 April 2003 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

I really liked it. It was one of the best movies of Turkey. Especially, Cem Yilmaz's role was funny as hell. The director, Yilmaz Erdogan was also playing a role (idiot) in that movie. It was about the TV (televisions). There was a village in Turkey, and that village had been unaware of the invention of television. After some time, it was time to meet the black-box. However, It was easy to get a Tv, but the folks didn't know how to run it, even if they did, scanning the channels was still being a problem. Fianlly, They decided that only the idiot-guy of the village could manage it, and thus, all comedy was begun. 9,3 /10


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