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Sinav (2006)

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Five high school students plans to steal University Entrance Exam booklets.

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Betül Alganatay ...
Hande
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Komiser Metin
Yagmur Atacan ...
Okan Bayülgen ...
Levent Lemi
Nejat Birecik ...
Adnan
Tuba Büyüküstün ...
Zeynep Erez
Candas Cetinkaya ...
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Volkan Demirok ...
Uluc
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Almanci Sedat
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Ismail Hacioglu ...
Mert
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Fatma Hoca
Ayse Nil Samlioglu ...
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The Exam portrays the difficult school life of the high school students Mert, Sinan, Gamze, Kaan and Uluç, who suffer under the pressures of the forthcoming university entrance exam. In order to study, they must keep their grade point averages as high as possible, which is not the case yet. When one day they succeed in stealing exam questions of a lesson, they come up with the daring idea of cracking the university question database as well, in order to pass the nightmarish entrance exam. But this is easier said than done: How does one access the exam questions that are prepared by a governmental agency and are protected by armed guards like Fort Knox? There is only one thief (Jean-Claude van Damme) in the world, which possesses the skills required to do this... But how can one convince him to come to Turkey and do the job? It quickly becomes clear that the reckless idea has become a consequence-filled adventure, dragging the five friends rapidly with it. Written by omayra73@yahoo.com

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One of the best Turkish movies I've ever seen!!
6 April 2007 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

This movie successfully shows the audience how this "university exam" concept affects high school students' lives dramatically in Turkey. In my opinion the acting performance of all the young actors are great and effective and also the musics chosen for the movie are making the movie more emotional and binds you with the characters of the movie more deeply.

I guess the ones who will find a part from their life in this movie are the students. Also in the film we see not only the exam stress that the students are dealing with but also their relationships and mostly disagreements with their parents. In my opinion every parent should watch this movie as well in order to see how their negative attitude can have crucial effects on the child's psychology.

"Sinav" is a movie worth seeing for. I'm sure that everyone will enjoy this synthesis of drama and comedy.


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