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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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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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Totally missed chance
16 December 2016 | by cagsun-910-54015See all my reviews

This film was one of the worst book adaptation movies I have ever seen. Although the book was great, they changed the whole story line, added new scenes, changed the order of events and turned the film film into some kind of a Frankenstein. I can't understand how it was approved to go to market with such an amateur way of script writing.

Being a completely missed chance, acting in this movie remains as an irrelevant discussion as the conversations are completely unrealistic, and the characters are left dull again unlike the book.

I would suggest everyone to read the book, which is a marvelous piece of literature, and skip the film. This movie is nowhere near decent film making.


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