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Tells about those people whose lives have been isolated by modern lifestyles; It is also Foods, mothers, old songs and love that this movie is consists of.

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Çagan Irmak

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Çagan Irmak
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Cast

Credited cast:
Melis Birkan Melis Birkan ... Ada
Cemal Hünal ... Alper
Yildiz Kültür ... Müzeyyen
Serif Bozkurt Serif Bozkurt ... Senol
Gözde Kansu ... Sinem
Goncagül Sunar Goncagül Sunar ... Customer
Asli Aybars Asli Aybars ... Yasemin
Veda Yurtsever Ipek Veda Yurtsever Ipek
Sezgin Erdemir Sezgin Erdemir ... Bookstore guy
Necla Fide Necla Fide ... Seyma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Basri Albayrak Basri Albayrak ... Restoran Müsterisi
Yasin ER ... Hakan
Tarik Ündüz Tarik Ündüz
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Storyline

Alper is in his mid 30s and a good chef at his own restaurant. He loves luxury and spends his life with one-night stands and paid love. One day, his life changes utterly as he walks into a second-hand shop where he first encounters Ada who is in her late 20s and has a shop where she designs costumes for kids. She leads a modest life and one day while looking for a book, her and Alper's paths cross. Alper is fascinated by Ada's beauty and starts following her with the book she has been looking for. They both experience first signs of love, which they have never experienced before. Although Alper tries to fit Ada into his life, he realizes that this narrows his life down while on the other hand Ada has already fallen in love with him. 'Issiz Adam' portrays the life of those whose lives have been isolated by modern lifestyles. The film is also filled with food, mothers, old songs, and love. Written by Sahin Cetinkaya

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

7 November 2008 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Alone See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In one scene the voice of Stefan Raab can be heard as his show 'TV Total' with Beyaz as a guest plays in the background. See more »

Quotes

Ada: You have a face with a story.
Alper: How do you mean?.
Ada: You almost have no forehead. It's like your hair couldn't wait and grow in a big rush... So you always seem to be running... Your eyes are completely the opposite. They tell you to stop for a bit... To walk one step at a time... And they really look a lot... I mean, how can I put it?. They look really deeply. And you know that. Which is why you can't look at anyone for a long time. Your beard, it's like honey... And it's kind of in-between the two...
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Featured in Recep Ivedik 3 (2010) See more »

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Tutsana ellerimi
by Hümeyra
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great movie
14 January 2009 | by TigerMoodsSee all my reviews

i see some people complaining about how cagan irmak, the director is playing with the feelings of people... alright, he is really good at finding the desires, passions and touchy moments, i agree with that but i think that's what makes this movie great... the movie has a story that gives most of the people the feeling of "having lived that moment", i believe it is based on mr. irmak's personal experiences... characters in the movie are well developed and acted good, especially the leading actor is just amazing... the director used the inner speeches (monologues/dialogues) very well... a very well known usage of the same thing is in the so called Turkish classical "selvi boylum al yazmalim" which exaggerated all this inner speech thing and made the movie unrealistic at some points, mr. irmak used it only when it is most needed so it is just giving the message, not disturbing at all... i believe those who didn't like the movie has some gaps in their lives, either never felt in love or never needed to be alone and ran away from all the ties... or they are the ones who are just finding reasons to criticize everything in order to show that they are more sophisticated... or they are so materialistic that they don't even see a reason for appreciating this movie... anyway, i think the movie deserves to be seen, mr. irmak did a really good job... oh, i have a word for those who like the movie just because of the soundtrack: those songs were always there, you are the one listening to the low-quality Turkish pop that's why you never realized how good we were in music, just open your eyes and ears, it may change your life ;)


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