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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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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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actually good for a psychedelic movie
9 March 2009 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

it is of course a bit boring because it is a psychedelic kind of film and it is so contemporary..nowadays these kinda movies are a lot, not in Turkey but in everywhere around Europe.. I hate psychedelic movies and cant even watch but this movie had something and it kept me going. Cinematography was good for an independent film. İt was a very low budget film so I think before making any comment , should consider these kinda points. Shouldn't have a point of view before watching the other 2 movies which complete yumurta ,as a series movies I thing the other ones will be so much more meaningful because this one was about death..the darkest theme the darkest topic. one of the other ones topic is birth so..


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