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The White Angel (2007)

Beyaz Melek (original title)
Mala Ahmet, the old leader of a Turkish tribe is suffering from cancer. While running away from the compulsory chemotherapy in the hospital he suddenly finds himself in a nursery home where... See full summary »

Director:

Mahsun Kirmizigül
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aziz Acar ... (voice)
Cansu Aktay ... Buse
Sarp Apak ... Resat
Zabit Arslan Zabit Arslan ... Tahsin
Fadik Sevin Atasoy ... Hatice
Cezmi Baskin ... Sabri
Lale Belkis ... Nebahat
Yavuz Bingöl ... Hidir (as Yavuz Bingol)
Hüseyin Avni Danyal ... Selim
Nursim Demir ... Kader
Erol Demiröz ... Ilhan
Pinar Ertüre Pinar Ertüre
Erol Günaydin ... Vahit
Arif Erkin Güzelbeyoglu ... Mala Ahmet (as Arif Erkin)
Salih Kalyon ... Haci
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Storyline

Mala Ahmet, the old leader of a Turkish tribe is suffering from cancer. While running away from the compulsory chemotherapy in the hospital he suddenly finds himself in a nursery home where he is confronted with a different but cruel culture of life: The old people are left alone to their destiny while they wait for their death to come, whereas old people of his own village in the south-east, are treated with utmost care and tenderness by their relatives.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

16 November 2007 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyaz Melek - Weisser Engel See more »

Filming Locations:

Adapazari, Turkey See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Boyut Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Touching and well done
12 February 2008 | by moodz23-1See all my reviews

Fantastic movie. Mahsun has done a great job in bringing a very touching story to the cinema. The delusional turd that commented that the movie is pure propaganda needs to get the poll that wedged up his rear end removed asap.

I did not know anything about the movie when i went in to watch it, however within 20 minutes found myself pleased with the decision to go see it.

The performances were great and true to the culture of traditional Turkey, wonderful. The slow and question start to the movie is long forgotten by the time the end credits begin. Once again, fantastic movie, job very well done.

I highly recommend.


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