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Maruf (2001)

In his early twenties, Maruf, a mellow person, lives in a small village in southeastern Turkey where the traditions still have strong influence in the daily lives of the people. The biggest... See full summary »

Director:

Serdar Akar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Serdar Akar Serdar Akar
Haldun Boysan ... Mükremin
Meltem Cumbul ... Cankiz
Nihat Ileri Nihat Ileri ... Abdül-Vahap
Ibrahim Iris Ibrahim Iris ... Niyazi
Burcu Kan Burcu Kan ... Gelin
Arzu Os Arzu Os
Ruhi Sari Ruhi Sari ... Maruf
Emine Sans Umar Emine Sans Umar
Ayten Uncuoglu Ayten Uncuoglu ... Ebe
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Storyline

In his early twenties, Maruf, a mellow person, lives in a small village in southeastern Turkey where the traditions still have strong influence in the daily lives of the people. The biggest dream of Maruf is to marry to his girlfriend with whom they share a passionate love. Another woman that occupies Maruf's life is his mother who got crippled during his birth and needs Maruf's help to survive. Maruf's plans about the future take a sharp turn when his uncle dies unexpectedly. Now, Maruf has to face the choice between his love and tradition which asks him to marry his uncle's beautiful widow; and he has to find a way out.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

26 October 2001 (Turkey) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Yeni Sinemacilar See more »
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Color:

Color
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Abdül-Vahap: One climbs over mountains, crosses seas, flies to the skies for love. It's worth it. Fate of course. Once upon a time the ways used to come here from the deserts to loot. They used to slaughter and plunder. They Tayy chief one days sees a beauty at the Zinhar vines. He asks her. What's your name? She says didn't you dream of my name? The chief says: No, I'm a man woman have dreams. I wave my sword and fight. You must dream of my name, says the girl. I cannot say my name. Then whom do you belong...
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