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My Mother (2001)

Anam (original title)
Anam is about 40 years old and a traditionalistic Turkish wife and mother who lives with her family in a German city. Anam works as a cleaner and has made two friends there: Rita a ... See full summary »

Director:

Buket Alakus

Writer:

Buket Alakus
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nursel Köse ... Anam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tayfun Bademsoy ... Mehmet
Najely Chumana Najely Chumana ... Cleaning fairy
Jülide Girisken Jülide Girisken ... Lelâ
Leonard Lansink ... Bernd
Kailas Mahadevan ... Indischer Tänzer
Audrey Motaung Audrey Motaung ... Didi
Navid Navid ... Deniz (as Navíd Akhavan)
Saskia Vester ... Rita
Patrycia Ziolkowska Patrycia Ziolkowska ... Mandy
Birol Ünel ... Hasan
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Anam is about 40 years old and a traditionalistic Turkish wife and mother who lives with her family in a German city. Anam works as a cleaner and has made two friends there: Rita a man-crazy German and Didi a superstitious African. When Anam finds out that her twenty-year old son Deniz has drifted into the drug scene and that her husband Mehmet is having an affair with a colleague her whole world collapses around her. Although desperate she is determined to fight and goes looking for Deniz. Instead she finds his girlfriend Mandy who is also a drug addict. She decides to take care of the girl who is a stranger to her and finds herself confronted with an entirely unknown world. When she finally manages to track Deniz down to the cold-blooded dealer Hassain, she is rejected by him. Anam is forced to realize that painful as it is she can only help Deniz if he is prepared to accept her help. When Mandy dies trying to reconcile mother and son, Anam is determined to do everything she can to ... Written by Anonymous

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Anam umarmt Deniz
Written and Performed by Mehmet Ergin
Courtesy of Mehmet Ergin Musikverlag, MdF Musikverlag, Edition Wüste
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 April 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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