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For Love and Honour (2007)
"Kabadayi" (original title)

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Ali Osman is a former bully of city of Istanbul. But lately he gives up bully and starts to operate a synthetic pitch. He often meets his old friends, former bullies, too. One day Ali Osman... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Sener Sen ...
Kenan Imirzalioglu ...
Devran
Ismail Hacioglu ...
Murat
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Karaca
Rasim Öztekin ...
Surmeli (as Rasim Oztekin)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ferdi Akarnur ...
Talat
Atakan Aksu ...
Küçük Devran
Sehsuvar Aktas ...
Taksi Soförü
Ayberk Atilla ...
Hasan
Samim Baki ...
Teoman
Tuncay Beyazit ...
Baskomiser
Rana Cabbar ...
Haco
Kemal Inci ...
Beyto
Ali Ipek ...
Settar
Erol Kasapoglu ...
Tebernüs
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Ali Osman is a former bully of city of Istanbul. But lately he gives up bully and starts to operate a synthetic pitch. He often meets his old friends, former bullies, too. One day Ali Osman receives a news which is related with his previous passionate life. Then the whole action stats as a chain of events. He learns not only he has had a son named as a Murat, also he realizes that his son has got a enemy called as Devran for his son's relationship with a attractive and fine girl, Karaca. Written by Orhan

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Ali Osman: Son, the bullet in your gun is reversed, be careful not to hurt yourself.
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Finally, a Turkish cinema exists!
17 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

I proclaim that, from the day this film was released on, Turkish cinema exists! Monumental acting (Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, first time in his decade old career, is an actor in this one, and perfectly so), consistent storyline with all taboos hitherto nigh untouchable (corrupt Police, state relations of organized crime, torture and humiliation in prison and under custody etc.) turned upside down in a gentle and natural way not over-pressing things in a fist waving manner, a very well done final scene in which you swing between tears and laughter and overall bright regie... No Shakespearean heroes/villains cliché of Turkish films/TV; crafty and in depth character building and realization with an antagonist whom you almost pity.

Especially a gem if you wish to hear the Istanbul dialect of Turkish, which is mostly fading into memories with the older generations, spoken with character and attire.

Most recommended. (Heavy swearing and mild sexuality warning)


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