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Ali Osman is living a quiet life after years of struggle, murder and tears. And he is slowly slipping into dementia. He made his peace with the horrible life he had and waiting for his ... See full summary »

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Ömer Vargi

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Yavuz Turgul
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sener Sen ... Ali Osman
Kenan Imirzalioglu ... Devran
Ismail Hacioglu ... Murat
Asli Tandogan Asli Tandogan ... Karaca
Rasim Öztekin Rasim Öztekin ... Sürmeli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ferdi Akarnur Ferdi Akarnur ... Talat
Atakan Aksu Atakan Aksu ... Küçük Devran
Sehsuvar Aktas Sehsuvar Aktas ... Taksi Soförü
Ayberk Atilla Ayberk Atilla ... Hasan
Samim Baki Samim Baki ... Teoman
Tuncay Beyazit Tuncay Beyazit ... Baskomiser
Rana Cabbar Rana Cabbar ... Haco
Bahtiyar Engin
Kemal Inci Kemal Inci ... Beyto
Ali Ipek Ali Ipek ... Settar
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Storyline

Ali Osman is living a quiet life after years of struggle, murder and tears. And he is slowly slipping into dementia. He made his peace with the horrible life he had and waiting for his final day to come. He then learns a long kept secret about a rebel boy whom happens to be his son. The boy is targeted by an insane mobster over a pretty singer girl. After a bloody firefight in a bar where she performs, the boy and the girl takes refuge in Ali Osman's life. Now Ali Osman is at a junction; will he break his wow of peace and take the matter into his hands or will he let dementia make him forget about everything? Written by Verminaard

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

14 December 2007 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

For Love and Honour See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey

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Fida Film,Filma-Cass See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Ali Osman: Son, the bullet in your gun is reversed, be careful not to hurt yourself.
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Soundtracks

Squeaky Clean
Music and Lyrics by John Carlo Dwyer and Ronald A. Mendelsohn
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if you don't hope for much, nice 1-2 hours to watch.
1 October 2008 | by islamsivri-1See all my reviews

with having not so complicated plot, Kabadayi has authentic figures in it which are mostly related to Middle East. Anybody who saw the movie probably asked himself what would it be like if Turgul directed it. although he is the screen writer everybody may agree that he' d add a lot of his special motives to this film. not that Vargi is not a good director but Turgul has so much specific talents which adds the unique taste to his films. the movie -Kabadayi- may be summarized with a single line: if a director writes a movie he/she ought to direct it also to keep the originality. other then the direction; cast is just fine. Imirzalioglu who had a not so successful but highly noticed TV past promises for being a terrific actor. Nothing much to say for Sen, he is just gorgeous.


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