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Celal, lives an unhappy family life with his wife Sevilay and his child in a small town. Celal and his brother Cemal, running an electrician shop which doesn't go well. They are in debt. ... See full summary »

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Engin Günaydin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Engin Günaydin ... Celal
Binnur Kaya Binnur Kaya ... Sevilay
Settar Tanriögen ... Cemal
Ilker Aksum ... Televizyoncu Sabri
Günes Berberoglu Günes Berberoglu ... Sibel
Tolga Coskun Tolga Coskun ... Huseyin
Binnaz Ekren Binnaz Ekren ... Hanife
Ercan Kesal Ercan Kesal ... Süleyman
Sinasi Yurtsever ... Seyfi
Tayfun Sav Tayfun Sav ... Terzi Fahri
Nedim Suri Nedim Suri ... Mesut
Serra Yilmaz Serra Yilmaz ... Vekil
Serkan Keskin ... Bold Guy in Disco
Zeynep Özal Zeynep Özal ... (as Zeynep Ozal)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oguzhan Kocakli Oguzhan Kocakli ... Polis
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Celal, lives an unhappy family life with his wife Sevilay and his child in a small town. Celal and his brother Cemal, running an electrician shop which doesn't go well. They are in debt. The only fun they have is going to the night clubs in Samsun. Celal's love for Sibel Ceylan who works in the night club, will cause him trouble. Celal's wife, Sevilay, saves her money, sent by her father who lives in Germany. She is unaware of the fact that Celal knows her secret. Living an unhappy life, Celal thinks that this money will be his salvation and makes a plan. He gets an automatic door fixed to his car. He plans to push his wife off the cliff by making it seems like an accident and he plans to possess 75.000 Euros that her wife saves. He carries out his plan but two days after his wife Sevilay comes back unexpectedly. Does she know that the one who pushed her off the cliff was Celal? She can't find the money that she saved through all those years. She wonders if her husband saw the money? ... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

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Turkish

Release Date:

18 December 2009 (Turkey) See more »

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Samsun, Turkey See more »

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Imaj Entertainment See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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What a beautiful story telling!
1 December 2010 | by lilaqueenSee all my reviews

I was one of the best films I've watched in a long time. A story of a family living in a small town struggling against the daily life like in classical melodrama. But this one takes the issue in a satiric way and takes a big step into black humor, even into film noir. While doing it never leaves the control of the movie or lose the center. A movie in harmony with all elements; from plot to actors, from cinematography to directing. It was a very pleasant experience for me, I really enjoyed it. A very satisfying movie coming from contemporary Turkish cinema which needs more films like this. In fact every cinema needs films like this.


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