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Geboren in Absurdistan (1999)

It all begins with a mistake, an error with serious consequences: in a hospital the new-born babies of an Austrian couple and a Turkish family of immigrant workers are mixed up and go home ... See full summary »

Directors:

Houchang Allahyari, Tom-Dariusch Allahyari (co-director)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia Stemberger Julia Stemberger ... Marion Strohmayer
Karl Markovics ... Stefan Strohmayer
Meltem Cumbul Meltem Cumbul ... Emine Dönmez
Ahmet Ugurlu Ahmet Ugurlu ... Emre Dönmez
Josef Hader ... LKW-Fahrer
Karoline Zeisler Karoline Zeisler ... Schwester Siglinde
Petra Marjam Petra Marjam ... Schwester Regina
Franz Friedrich Franz Friedrich ... Ministerialrat Hoffmann
Edith Nordegg Edith Nordegg ... Frau Hoffmann
Maximilian Pretterebner Maximilian Pretterebner ... Karli Strohmayer (Neugeboren)
Philipp Schwab Philipp Schwab ... Karli Strohmayer (5 Monate)
Anna-Katharina Pretterebner Anna-Katharina Pretterebner ... Hayri Dönmez (Neugeboren)
Sebastian Schubert Sebastian Schubert ... Hayri Dönmez (5 Monate)
Metin Çeliker Metin Çeliker ... Mustafa
Suna Selen ... Emre's Mutter
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It all begins with a mistake, an error with serious consequences: in a hospital the new-born babies of an Austrian couple and a Turkish family of immigrant workers are mixed up and go home with the wrong parents. By the time the mistake comes to light, it emerges that the Turkish family, including the baby, has been deported. The despairing Austrian couple begins a confusing odyssey through Turkey in order to track down the unsuspecting family to their native village. But they are not at all convinced that the babies have been mixed up. It is decided that the only way to know for sure is to have a blood test done. It is decided that the blood work is done in Vienna due to the better medical resources, but that will be far from simple. It will involve an illegal smuggling of the Turks across the Austrian border. Written by RP

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German | Turkish

Release Date:

November 1999 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Born in Absurdistan See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Simarik
Written by Sezen Aksu
Performed by Tarkan
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