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Mommo (2009)

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A brother and sister are split up after their mother dies, their father remarries, and their new stepmother rejects them.

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Atalay Tasdiken

Writer:

Atalay Tasdiken (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elif Bülbül Elif Bülbül ... Ayse
Mehmet Bülbül Mehmet Bülbül ... Ahmet
Mete Dönmezer Mete Dönmezer ... Hasan Dede
Mustafa Uzunyilmaz ... Kazim
Mehmet Usta Mehmet Usta ... Istanbullu Bakkal
Özcan Ucar Özcan Ucar ... Gutseren
Kerem Petek Kerem Petek ... Abidim
Hanim Bülbül Hanim Bülbül ... Dandu
Mehmet Cigdem Mehmet Cigdem ... Hüseyin
Ali Bakir Ali Bakir ... Ibrahim
Raziye Güleroglu Raziye Güleroglu ... Raziye
Samet Kavakli Samet Kavakli ... Top oynayan cocuklar (child playing soccer)
Argun Ege Argun Ege ... Top oynayan cocuklar (child playing soccer) (as Argun Ege Tazdiken?)
Can Sever Can Sever ... Top oynayan cocuklar (child playing soccer)
Baris Sever Baris Sever ... Top oynayan cocuklar (child playing soccer)
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A brother and sister are split up after their mother dies, their father remarries, and their new stepmother rejects them.

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

17 April 2009 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Bauk See more »

Filming Locations:

Hüyük, Konya, Turkey

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At Yapim See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Oo sweet childhood, where art thou?
25 March 2010 | by filozofSee all my reviews

They say the first is from your heart, be it a book, or be it a film. This beautiful film Atalay Tasdiken's debut, will catch you directly from your heart, and it will leave you with a sweet and bitter taste paradoxically. Like time itself. The past was once, we were kids once. But no longer. The film depicts the holding/together of two siblings, one boy and one girl. The elder brother is taking care of his little sister. Their father married to another woman doesn't care about them. Their grandfather is desperate and helpless as he cannot take care of them properly. The boy's strong stance in the face of everything that hurts and comes over them is heroic. Too human, too minimal in a small corner of the world in Turkey, Konya in a village. But if you see the film it is going to open the doors of universal human condition before your eyes into your heart. It is pure poetry and the visuals are stunning and without exaggeration. Just see the film, and remember that once we were kids, that we had unconditional love for our brothers or sisters, that we are fragile! Mommo is one of those films with magic touch and sense of masterful simplicity! Listen to the music of simple and bare life. Sad but sweet! Enjoy it...


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