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22 out of 32 people found the following review useful:

The best pre-80 movie

9/10
Author: Ugras Ergün from Istanbul, Turkey
2 March 2004

12 September 1980 is one of the most important days in Turkish history. New constitution and laws made after Coup D'Etat were biggest backward steps in Turkey. These anti-democratic laws made Turkey semi-fascist state. Nowadays we are trying to restore our democracy. The last quarter of 70's most of the right and left groups were terrorizing over the country. Everyday tens of people were killed in explosions and assassinations. And the Army made a Coup and make very strict laws. The movie tells about the last summer before the coup. In the least developed part of country. (southern-east) A man is appointed to the town as a library manager. But there is no library there and he is actually exiled because he is communist. It tells about political struggles between two left fraction. People's love and life. And that dark era can not be explained more funny.

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful:

"They were good kids..."

8/10
Author: Gravity from Turkey
5 June 2010

"They knew some of their plans were illegal. But they never did them after all..." A nicely written mixture of comedy and drama about a nation gone dark in the 80s. How they become politicized, terrorized and forced to be depoliticized again by the cruel laws of "military government".

Film carries hidden messages about how illiterate and naive the people are behind their politicized and opposing faces.

Other than the main theme, to movie goes around a love story of "Crazy Emin" and a girl who has just came to the town from the big city.

It's a colorful, easy, fun to watch film if you aren't Turkish. If you are and if you have a little bit of knowledge of what happened back in those years, it may put a stone in your stomach towards the end...

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0 out of 5 people found the following review useful:

for revenge?

8/10
Author: mariah tuuba (missseductive1985@hotmail.com) from Turkey
6 January 2006

" Here you are teacher.Is it alright now?" The movie begins with this expression . It is clear that the director Yilmaz Erdogan devoted this film to his literature teacher who insulted him because of his inability to write a good composition in high school, just to get revenge.The genre of the movie is comedy but it also has dramatic sides.

By the grave of Rifat that was martyred in Cybrus. Siti Ana :How are you my daughter? Asiye : Incomplete

A comic spoiler from the movie Tuuba : your eyes are beautiful Emin :my eyes? which one ?

"There are good things that arrive there but none of them stay for a long time ......"

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