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Cars of the Revolution (2008)
"Devrim arabalari" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  24 October 2008 (Turkey)
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In the years of pulse, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days!

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Necip
Taner Birsel ...
Gunduz
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Mr. Kline - US Embassy
Ali Düsenkalkar ...
Hayati
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Ugur
Sait Genay ...
Cemal Gursel
Altan Gördüm ...
Recep
Vahide Gördüm ...
Suna
Seçil Mutlu ...
Nilufer
Ahmet Ilker Okumus ...
Erdogan
Ugur Polat ...
Sami
Serhat Tutumluer ...
Ismet
Selçuk Yöntem ...
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Yasemin Çonka ...
Zehra
Onur Ünsal ...
Necip
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It is just after the military take over of the administration in 1960. The new head of state believes Turkey can only be independent if it is economically strong. After sounding out the weak private sector and most of the senior bureaucrats, it is clear that nobody has a similar view. So, he dares the government sector to see if anyone can design and produce a 100% original car within 4 months... Well, one engineer shares this vision and a small and dedicated team start working in a locomotive factory. Time is short and resources are limited. Many believe this can not be achieved. This is the story of a team of idealist engineers working on this vision. Written by AlexMax

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Latif: In Turkey, no success is left unpunished.
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A docudrama with powerful characters beneath the hood...
3 September 2009 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Turkish filmmaker Tolga Örnek follows the success of historically documentaries "Hittites" and "Gallipoli" with this curious but compelling docudrama recreation of the race by the engineers of the State Railroad Directorate at Eskişehir, following the 1961 coup d'état by Cemal Gursel, to build the first Turkish automobile.

Haluk Bilginer is resplendent as the idealistic and obsessive head of the project whose passion seems to single-handedly drive the project whilst Taner Birsel shines as the strongest member of a supporting cast that includes Vahide Gördüm, Seçil Mutlu, and a wonderful turn from Sait Genay as Cemal Gursel himself.

The director along with fellow screenwriter Murat Disli use a simple yet successful procedural approach to great effect to follow the production of the "Devrim" car from its inception to it's bittersweet final test whilst never losing track of the fascinating characters behind its creation in a surprisingly moving story.

In Turkey no success is left unpunished.


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