MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 375 this week

Love in Another Language (2009)
"Baska Dilde Ask" (original title)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 4,482 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 4 critic

Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
list image
a list of 38 titles
created 25 Oct 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Love in Another Language (2009)

Love in Another Language (2009) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Love in Another Language.
6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bliss (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When a young woman named Meryem (Özgü Namal) is raped, her village custom requires that she be killed in order for the dishonour to be expunged from her family... See full synopsis »

Director: Abdullah Oguz
Stars: Özgü Namal, Talat Bulut, Murat Han
Ya Sonra? (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Özcan Deniz
Stars: Özcan Deniz, Deniz Çakir, Baris Falay
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

"When a nationalistic wealthy landowner's idealist son falls for a non-muslim prostitute, he finds himself in a conflict between his feelings and politics under the shadow of the " Events of September 6th-7th in 1955.

Director: Tomris Giritlioglu
Stars: Murat Yildirim, Okan Yalabik, Beren Saat
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a cab driver, Fikret, ... See full summary »

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Nejat Isler, Fikret Kuskan, Basak Köklükaya
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Sadik is one of the rebellious youth who has been politically active as a university student and became a left-wing journalist in the 70's, despite his father's expectations of him becoming... See full summary »

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Fikret Kuskan, Çetin Tekindor, Hümeyra
Eastern Plays (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Through Georgi (a juvenile) and Itso (an adult), we take a quick glance (about one and a half hour quick) at what happens in post cold-war Bulgaria.

Director: Kamen Kalev
Stars: Christo Christov, Ovanes Torosian, Saadet Aksoy
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a... See full summary »

Director: Özcan Deniz
Stars: Özcan Deniz, Yasemin Allen, Kaan Çakir
Evim Sensin (2012)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Özcan Deniz
Stars: Özcan Deniz, Gizem Denizci, Rafi Emeksiz
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Esra working for a logistics firm lives with her best friend Didem in the same house. She realizes at the wedding of her another best friend Zeynep that she has been leading a life she ... See full summary »

Director: Ketche
Stars: Sedef Avci, Cemal Hünal, Begüm Kütük
Are We OK? (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The key to the puzzle of forlorn sculpture Tammuz's life and reality of his dreams lies within Ihsan who is a young boy with tetra-amelia syndrome.

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Aras Bulut Iynemli, Deniz Celiloglu, Asli Enver
Incir Reçeli (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

On a night of despair after being turned down continuously for the scripts he writes, Metin ends up in a bar where he meets a girl named Duygu. After spending the night together, she walks ... See full summary »

Director: Aytaç Agirlar
Stars: Sezai Paracikoglu, Melike Güner, Sinan Çaliskanoglu
Alone (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Tells about those people whose lives have been isolated by modern lifestyles; It is also Foods, mothers, old songs and love that this movie is consists of.

Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Melis Birkan, Cemal Hünal, Yildiz Kültür
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Onur
...
Zeynep
Emre Karayel ...
Aras
...
Kadife
...
Kamuran
Sebnem Köstem ...
Handan
Tuna Kirli ...
Vedat
Ulas Torun ...
Bartender (as Inan Ulas Torun)
Murat Okay ...
Ahmet
Timur Acar ...
Policeman
Gizem Erden ...
Ayse
...
Library manager
Edit

Storyline

Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks of the people around him. At his friend Vedat's engagement party, he meets Zeynep, who later finds out about Onur's hearing disability, but is not bothered by it. She is forced by her overbearing father to leave home and gets a job at a call-center. Having to speak on the phone all day to people she doesn't know, Zeynep finds peace with Onur, who she communicates with perfectly without speaking... Written by antikor

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

I wonder if we can get along without talking at all...

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

18 December 2009 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

I glossa tis agapis  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The rowing scenes are filmed at Lake Eymir in Ankara although Onur is portrayed as a rower for Galatasaray, which is based in Istanbul. Lake Eymir is normally used by the Middle East Technical University Rowing Team (seen as ODTU in the movie). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the best Turkish movies I've ever seen.
12 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think Mert Firat and Ilksen Basarir (the director) did an excellent job in writing this great story and presented it by doing the best directing and casting. Mert Firat's acting in the movie is stunning. The way the story enrolls is easy to follow and exciting. The story is about miscommunication we all experience in the "modern" world. Specially, the miscommunication in our relationships with our closest friends and loved ones. The love is of course at the main road when we try to express the deepest feelings with simple words. Onur is dumb and deaf young man who is having a fight to be accepted and appreciated in his small community. Zeynep is a girl who is not happy with his workplace, boss, friends and family. Zeynep's job is about talking to people on the phone. She is a call center worker. Onur's world is silent but all other senses are active in his deep heart. And the love that they fell in is inspiring and teaching to each of them and to us. Love in a different language turns to living in a world that we value differences and first understand and to be understood. I hope that this universal valuable messages reaches to many. One of the best Turkish movies I've ever seen.


36 of 44 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Love in Another Language (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?