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Yumurta (Egg) (2007)
"Yumurta" (original title)

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Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death. He is faced with a neglected, crumbling house. Ayla, a young girl (17-19) ... See full summary »

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Ayla
Ufuk Bayraktar ...
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Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death. He is faced with a neglected, crumbling house. Ayla, a young girl (17-19) awaits him there. Yusuf has been unaware of the existence of this distant relation who had been living with his mother for five years; He stays by his dead mother's bedside for a while on the morning of his return. Ayla's presence alleviates the emotions evoked by death to an extent. But how will Yusuf cope with the guilt that embraces him after the funeral? Will he manage to overcome it? The maternal household's chattels, and everyday habits, the staid rhythm of the provinces and the spaces filled with ghosts&; The town he once had left to escape all this, re-enchants Yusuf. Yusuf finds out on the day he's due to return to Istanbul that he is obliged to perform the sacrifice his mother had been prevented by death from fulfilling. Ayla pressures him. Yusuf and Ayla set off for the saint's tomb, some ... Written by omayra73@yahoo.com

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29 October 2007 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

the movie has just won the best film award in Golden Orange festival, and i was able to watch the movie in the festival.

the story is a simple one. we see a man living in a big city and somehow isolated a bit from the small hometown and the people living there. One of the people is his mother.

One day his mother dies and the man returns to hometown for funeral. There he meets with the girl who was taking care of his mum.

The man who don t care about life, who do not cry, discharges with a funny coincidence.

With stable and wide frames, long sequences and clever jokes, this movie deserves watching.


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