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Cholera Street (1997)

Agir Roman (original title)
A young car mechanic, while in the middle of an unlikely love affair, tries to protect the people in his poor neighborhood from a gangster who terrorizes the locals.

Director:

Mustafa Altioklar

Writers:

Mustafa Altioklar (screenplay), Metin Kaçan (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Okan Bayülgen Okan Bayülgen ... Salih
Müjde Ar ... Tina
Savas Dinçel Savas Dinçel ... Berber Ali (as Savas Dincel)
Mustafa Ugurlu ... Reis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fatih Akyol Fatih Akyol ... Mahallenin Sopari
Zafer Algöz ... Gaftici Fethi
Ege Aydan Ege Aydan ... (Guest Star)
Levent Erim Levent Erim ... Fil Hamit
Zühtü Erkan Zühtü Erkan ... Tibi
Sevda Ferdag ... Emine
Aysel Gürel Aysel Gürel ... Puma Zehra
Kucuk Iskender Kucuk Iskender ... Orhan
Emrah Kolukisa Emrah Kolukisa ... Reco
Burak Sergen Burak Sergen ... Arap Sado
Osman Çaglar Osman Çaglar ... Kolera Canavari
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Storyline

A young car mechanic, while in the middle of an unlikely love affair, tries to protect the people in his poor neighborhood from a gangster who terrorizes the locals.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Turkey | Hungary | France

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

28 November 1997 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Cholera Street See more »

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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Metin Kaçan, the Nobel writer killed himself by jumping from the Istanbul bridge after a heavy depression. See more »

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Agir Roman
4 March 2014 | by slymnplbykSee all my reviews

This is Turkey's one of the most sensational films. The story is told by the narrator who is also the director. All the stuff has done their job masterfully.Soundtracks and the poems are taking you the world which the film was taken. This film is independent from place and time. It is taken in Istanbul's old streets. The scenario and the final of it are so dramatic. Okan Bayülgen has fitted the character perfectly. Experienced actress Müjde Ar done also great job. Film is based on the the relationship between young Salih (Okan Bayülgen)and Tina who is a mature prostitute. The ghetto life of 90's are mirrored so well in the film. You shouldn't miss the chance to watch.


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