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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
"Karpuz kabugundan gemiler yapmak" (original title)

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This is a movie about amateur spirit made with an amateur spirit. It is the story of two adolescents who live in a small village, work in temporary summer jobs in a small town near their ... See full summary »

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Fizuli Caferof ...
Deli Ömer
Gülayse Erkoc ...
Nezihe
Hasbiye Günay ...
Güler
Kadir Kaymaz ...
Mehmet
Ismail Hakki Taslak ...
Recep
Ahmet Ulucay ...
Berber
Boncuk Yilmaz ...
Nihal
Mustafa Çoban ...
Karpuzcu Kemal
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This is a movie about amateur spirit made with an amateur spirit. It is the story of two adolescents who live in a small village, work in temporary summer jobs in a small town near their village, and have a passion for cinema. One of the boys works in a barber shop, the other sells watermelons. Whenever they find time, they work on their old little machine to show motion pictures from disposed films they collect from the local movie-theater, the only person in support of these efforts being the village idiot. While their efforts continue hopelessly but ambitiously, one of finds himself in love. The movie was inspired by the director's own passion about cinema, and was made in his own village, all the acting being done by local villagers. Written by Anonymous

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17 January 2005 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

The actual nice things in the movie are small details like the secret eating of the walnut by the elder sister,like the scene of epilepsy attack of Deli Omer...- In the beginning of the movie,there was a scene o a cat moving around a man crying which is shot totally incidentally,is making you feel good ,happy but not...and immediately after the dead man comes alive and you feel peculiar... During all the time,during all that childish love stories you actually expect the explanation of that coming back to life scene and it is explained actually in the end when Recep promises Deli Omer to bring alive his dead wife.


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