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A cute culture clash comedy with political undertones...
Turkish actor and TV scriptwriter Sermiyan Midyat ("Polis" & "Pardon") re-teams with veteran comedy producer Sinan Çetin ("Pardon" & "Propaganda") for this fun little culture clash comedy which has had mixed critical reception and only moderate box-office success.
Recently graduated İbrahim (Sermiyan Midyat) returns to his family home in the officially unrecognised Kurdish village of Tinne in east Turkey with his American fiancée Jessica and her family in tow for the prerequisite cross-cultural confusion with political undertones.
Sermiyan Midyat makes for an amiable if somewhat hammy romantic comedy lead but struggles to generate any apparent chemistry with stilted sometime stunt woman and US TV bit-player Katie Gill ("Date Night" & "The Cellar") as his supposed love interest.
80s comedy superstar Steve Guttenberg ("Police Academy" & "Short Circuit") continues his non-come back at the head of a bizarre supporting cast which includes the ever radiant Mariel Hemingway and a brilliant comedy turn from veteran Turkish actor Meray Ülgen.
The debut director under the influence of a truly talented producer quickly seems to abandon the romantic comedy elements in favour of a more political satire which misses more targets than it scores but nonetheless provides enough light hearted laughs to be worth a viewing.
"Maybe you will ask, if nothing exists, why do you exist?"
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