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Innocence (1997)

Masumiyet (original title)
Yusuf is released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence. He is scared of life outside as he goes to an address given to him by another prisoner.

Director:

Zeki Demirkubuz

Writer:

Zeki Demirkubuz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Güven Kiraç Güven Kiraç ... Yusuf
Haluk Bilginer ... Bekir
Derya Alabora Derya Alabora ... Ugur
Yalcin Cakmak Yalcin Cakmak ... Cezaevi Müdürü (as Yalçin Çakmak)
Iskender Altin Iskender Altin ... Otobüsteki Polis
Dogan Turan Dogan Turan ... Otelci
Melis Tuna Melis Tuna ... Çilem
Ajlan Aktug Ajlan Aktug ... Eniste
Nihal G. Koldas Nihal G. Koldas ... Abla
Feridun Koç Feridun Koç ... Kasetci
Nazim Gök Nazim Gök ... Enistenin Oglu
Salih Urfa Salih Urfa ... Oteldeki Fedayi
Erdogan Seren Erdogan Seren ... Pavyondaki Adam
Süha Tuna Süha Tuna ... Sorgucu Polis
Apo Demirkubuz Apo Demirkubuz ... Baskindaki Polis
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Yusuf is released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence. He is scared of life outside as he goes to an address given to him by another prisoner.

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

24 October 1997 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Innocence See more »

Filming Locations:

Ankara, Turkey See more »

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Mavi Film See more »
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Ugur's daughter's name "çilem" is meaning "my suffer" in Turkish See more »

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the flip side of the coin
30 September 2016 | by ufster-2See all my reviews

Demirkubuz sets out to explore the marginalized, the downtrodden and the hapless as he ends up provoking the audience to explore their own realities, to see if their grounding in existence holds up to such a merciless scrutiny. Devoid of all roots and conformities, his characters are free to roam the earth in search of peace and happiness in any way they can and perhaps in the only way they know how, in many instances in spite of themselves. That's a misfortune (or a fortune) depending on which side of the coin you prefer to look at. One thing is certain though, this coin looks shiny side up and once you pick it up off the dirty street, it will be too late to ignore the muddy flip side.


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