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Pardon (2005)

Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms ... See full summary »

Director:

Mert Baykal

Writer:

Ferhan Sensoy
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ferhan Sensoy Ferhan Sensoy ... Ibrahim
Rasim Öztekin Rasim Öztekin ... Muzo
Ali Çatalbas Ali Çatalbas ... Aydin
Bülent Kayabas ... Amir
Zeki Alasya ... Müdür
Erol Günaydin ... Baba
Sahnaz Çakiralp Sahnaz Çakiralp ... Asuman
Levent Ünsal Levent Ünsal ... 2. Müdür
Sermiyan Midyat ... Eniste
Celal Belgil Celal Belgil ... Yardimci (as Celal Belgin)
Parkan Özturan Parkan Özturan ... Gardiyan Osman
Levent Yilmaz Levent Yilmaz ... Asuman Baba
Canan Suavi Canan Suavi ... Anne
Ebru Soyuerdem Ebru Soyuerdem ... Kiz Kardes
Hakan Bilgin Hakan Bilgin ... I. Taksi Soförü
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Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, police mistakes him with a terrorist and takes him and his friend Muzo into custody. Fooled by the police during the interrogation they name another friend, Aydin, in hope of saving themselves. As they all end up in prison, they remember the families and lovers they left behind. Written by Anonymous

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Adapted from the play called "Cok Tuhaf Sorusturma" by Ferhan Sensoy. See more »

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Pardon
Lyrics and Music by Ceza and Fuat Ergin
Performed by Ceza and Fuat Ergin
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Best Comedy
17 July 2006 | by bolcaySee all my reviews

Many talks about G.O.R.A. as the funniest Turkish movie however, as plot vise, shootings and dialogs "pardon" beats all.

First of all, the director is superb. He had put a lot in the movie, many so-called directors has a lot to learn from Mert Baykal. The script belongs the lead actor Ferhan Sensoy, who is one of the most intellectuals of Turkey. His plots and comedy is unmatched.

I suggest this movie to anyone Turkish and non-Turkish people to see how a country's legal system can be corrupted.

The story is one of the true stories of Turkey about its legal system faults. The acting and directing is superb. I have watched it three times in the same week and laughed each time.


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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

4 March 2005 (Turkey) See more »

Filming Locations:

Sinop, Turkey

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$405,002
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Plato Film Production See more »
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