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Ara (2008)

Ara is the story of four people and an empty house. These people are stuck between their past and stormy relationships, between Istanbul and the "homes" they can't get back, between their ... See full summary »

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Ümit Ünal

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Ümit Ünal
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erdem Akakçe ... Ender
Selim Demirdelen Selim Demirdelen ... Party Guest
Serhat Tutumluer Serhat Tutumluer ... Veli
Selen Uçer ... Gul
Betül Çobanoglu Betül Çobanoglu ... Selda
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Ara is the story of four people and an empty house. These people are stuck between their past and stormy relationships, between Istanbul and the "homes" they can't get back, between their innermost secrets and the lies they tell, between east and west. They are stuck in the "space between". The whole action takes place in an almost empty flat which is belong to one of the characters. The camera goes out only once. But various other visuals from commercials, TV series' that has been shot in the same flat, sneak into the film. Spanning around 10 years, the story is told between intervals of these visuals. Turkey has been through a huge change in the last 20-30 years. The modest country of the recent past is a faded memory compared to the consumerist life style of modern day. It is the time of ambitious people who can do anything to "live well", to "break through". This is the story of a small group of people who manage to "live well" but can't help getting lost in a spiritual vacuum. ... Written by Umit Unal

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

21 March 2008 (Turkey) See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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