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A Season in Hakkari (1983)

Eine Saison in Hakkari (original title)
A urban Turkish teacher is transferred for political reasons to a backward Kurdish village in the mountains near the Iranian border. He is welcomed with distrust, but during that harsh year the mutual cultural misunderstandings fade away.

Director:

Erden Kiral

Writers:

Ferit Edgü (novel), Onat Kutlar
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7 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Genco Erkal Genco Erkal ... Lehrer
Erkan Yücel Erkan Yücel ... Halit
Serif Sezer ... Zazi
Rana Cabbar Rana Cabbar ... Dorfvorsteher
Erol Demiröz ... Ramazan
Berrin Koper Berrin Koper ... Zazis Tochter
Macit Koper Macit Koper ... Schulinspektor
Zeynep Irgat Zeynep Irgat ... Halits Frau
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Storyline

A urban Turkish teacher is transferred for political reasons to a backward Kurdish village in the mountains near the Iranian border. He is welcomed with distrust, but during that harsh year the mutual cultural misunderstandings fade away.

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Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

The name of the book that the film is adopted from is originally "O". But since the book became more popular after the film, the later editions of the book had the title "Hakkari'de Bir Mevsim" together with the original name "O". See more »

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Country:

Turkey | West Germany

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

2 October 1986 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

A Season in Hakkari See more »

Filming Locations:

Hakkari, Turkey

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kentel Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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