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Türkisch für Anfänger (2012)

After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josefine Preuß ...
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Cem Öztürk
Anna Stieblich ...
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Metin Öztürk
Pegah Ferydoni ...
Yagmur Öztürk
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Katharina Kaali ...
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Frieder
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Cleo
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Uschi
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Tongo
Pierre Koumou-Okandze ...
Bongo
Eugen Bauder ...
Ivan
Lili Buhren ...
Lena jung (as Lili A. Buhren)
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After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.

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15 March 2012 (Germany)  »

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Turecki dla poczatkujacych  »

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Crazy Credits

During the end credits additional scenes with each of the characters can be seen filmed in the lavatory of an airplane. See more »

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Spun-off from Türkisch für Anfänger (2006) See more »

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Saturday Night
Written by Larry Pignagnoli (uncredited) and Davide Riva (uncredited)
Performed by Whigfield
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19 July 2015 | by (Deutschland) – See all my reviews

I really liked the TV show; it was funny, and sweet, and mostly realistic. Everything came together in a believable way, and the slowly developing relationship between Cem & Lena was actually romantic.

This awful movie is NONE of those things. The entire story has been changed, and Cem and Lena meet on a tropical island after their plane to Thailand crashes in the Indian Ocean. The two families just happen to be on the same plane. The movie is a poorly realized gimmick, that takes the same actors/characters from a much loved TV series, and recreates their entire history. For fans it is a slap in the face, and I cannot imagine any fan of the show not HATING this stupid movie. The comedy is so unfunny that I felt embarrassed for the actors, and the music is cheesy and terrible too. Oh, and the 'romance' has been replaced with sexual attraction. What worked on television does not work on the big screen. I guess this is what happens when you condense a long story into 90 minutes. On a side note, I used to like the actor Elyas M'Barek. After this one, not so much; they made a fool of him in this one. And Costa, my favorite character from the show, is called a "retard" more than 50 times, by everyone in the cast. The real Cem from the series would never have made fun of his best friends speech problem. This whole production is just cheesy, sleazy and disgusting..


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