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The Door (2019)

Kapi (original title)
Yakup and Semsa are Syriac families living in Berlin with their three children and grandchildren. Twenty-five years ago they migrated from Mardin to Berlin. One day, a call comes from ... See full summary »

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Nihat Durak
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kadir Inanir ... Yakup
Vahide Perçin ... Semsa
Timur Acar ... Remzi
James Ketteridge ... Alex Welling
Aybüke Pusat ... Nardin
Erdal Besikçioglu ... Efrem
Sermet Yesil ... Saim
Nilay Erdönmez ... Asya
Özgün Çoban Özgün Çoban ... Samuel
Reyhan Özdilek Reyhan Özdilek ... Harran
Engin Yüksel Engin Yüksel ... Ahmet
Sinan Helvaci ... Musa
Menderes Samancilar
Serif Erol Serif Erol
Serhat Midyat Serhat Midyat
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Storyline

Yakup and Semsa are Syriac families living in Berlin with their three children and grandchildren. Twenty-five years ago they migrated from Mardin to Berlin. One day, a call comes from Mardin. This news is about Mikhael, whom they lost twenty-five years ago. Yakup and Semsa go to Mardin with their grandson, Nardin, who does not want to leave them alone. This trip will be the beginning of all their personal journeys. Written by ahmetkozan

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Comedy | Drama

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Bir Ay Dogar
Lyrics and Music by Anonim
Performed by Timur Acar
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Between Two Doors
14 May 2019 | by GoztepeliSee all my reviews

A very touching story of a Syriac family who immigrated from South East Turkey to Germany just after they lost their eldest son. Movie has very well articulated psychological edges of parents and siblings of a lost child. The father's reaction to the surfacing memories about his lost son is to obsess over the stolen door of his house. Mother's response also very well reflected in a never ending sorrow regardless of knowing what had actually happened to her lost child. A scene with a "dark well" where the mother was mourning is a candidate to become one of the unforgettable analogies of Turkish cinema. Another great scene of analogy was the scene between the two doors. One resembles the birth that mother dressed white is sitting on that side and the another door was resembling the death that the Syriac priest dressed black is sitting on that side. This was a hidden message of "life" is told to be a stop between two doors in Anatolian culture. It is a must to see art film also has sociological questionings and criticisms about modern Turkey such as unplanned urbanization and normalization of anti-ethic behaviors such as stealing others' heritages. Starring Kadir Inanir at his usual well acting. Co-starring Vahide Percin (the mother) is performing with epic skills. The rest of the cast is successful.


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Country:

Turkey

Language:

German | Turkish

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Mardin, Turkey See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,578
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Durak Film, TAFF Pictures See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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