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Lovelorn (2005)

Gönül Yarasi (original title)
A single mother with a child meets a retired teacher who tries to keep pace with his new life and to protect them from her ex-husband.

Director:

Yavuz Turgul

Writer:

Yavuz Turgul
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Cast

Credited cast:
Meltem Cumbul ... Dünya
Sener Sen ... Nazim
Timuçin Esen ... Halil
Güven Kiraç Güven Kiraç ... Memet
Devin Özgür Çinar Devin Özgür Çinar ... Piraye (as Devin Özgür Cinar)
Erdal Tosun Erdal Tosun ... Hasmet
Sümer Tilmaç Sümer Tilmaç ... Takoz
Ecenaz Kiziltan Ecenaz Kiziltan ... Melek
Inci Sen Inci Sen ... Nurse
Aynur Dogan Aynur Dogan ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarp Aydinoglu Sarp Aydinoglu ... Taxi driver
Ümit Ilban Ümit Ilban
Atilla Pakdemir Atilla Pakdemir
Mine Tugay
Mübeccel Vardar Mübeccel Vardar ... Berrin
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Storyline

Idealist Nazim returns home to his family in Istanbul after a 15-year gap away teaching in a remote Kurdish village in eastern Turkey. Becoming a taxi driver he meets a single mother who works in a sleazy club and becomes embroiled in her plight - a troublesome ex-husband who won't leave her alone - and starts to fall in love with her. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Official submission of Turkey for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 78th Academy Awards in 2006. See more »

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wonderful Turkish masterpiece
31 January 2006 | by gurcell3See all my reviews

I think the movie is a masterpiece.Turkey's best actor Sener Sen acts wonderfully from beginning to the end and when the movie ends you thank him for the job he made.The movie is about a teacher working in east part of Turkey for several years and got used to life there.When he comes back to the place he was born it would be hard for him to get used to life again.He becomes to work as a taxi driver and meets a singer then his life would never be the same again.Wonderful scenario,actors filled into the roles perfectly,dramatic story and a different ending.I recommend this movie to everyone.Sener Sen is the rising star of Turkey and soon he should be rewarded with an award.


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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

7 January 2005 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragoste neimpartasita See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,292,734
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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