Idealist Nazim returns home to his family in Istanbul after a 15-year gap away teaching in a remote Turkish village in eastern Turkey. Becoming a taxi driver he meets a single mother who ... See full summary »
Sadik is one of the rebellious youth who has been politically active as a university student and became a left-wing journalist in the 70's, despite his father's expectations of him becoming... See full summary »
Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to ... See full summary »
Ali is 18. His feet are firmly off the ground. The very idea of marriage seems like a game. But the bride's parents are ready and willing. Business ventures will be set up between the ... See full summary »
10 to 11 is the story of a passionate collector Mithat and the concierge of the building, Ali. For Mithat Istanbul is as vast as his collections and for Ali is nothing more than a few ... See full summary »
It is an amazing and surprising Turkish film I had ever seen. I deeply recommend it. Thanks for everyone who contributed in the production of that. Istanbul tells her own fairy tales... A gypsy clarinet player as the pied piper,little red riding hood as a mob courier who's just got out of jail...
Cinderella, an transsexual prostitute in love with an innocent youngster.... A princess, "the fairest of them all" escaping from her executioner encounters the eighth dwarf in the jungle that is Beyoglu... An uneducated, poor, and hungry young man who's just finished his military duty and arrived in Istanbul looking for a job, meets Sleeping Beauty... The five stories of Istanbul Tales, written by Ümit Ünal, are told with surprising integrity by five directors. These five separate stories are interconnected with mathematically well structured transitions. I love it. :)
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