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Araf/Somewhere in Between (2012)

Araf (original title)
ARAF is the story of Zehra and Olgun whose lives are caught in a vacuum! The world in which they live and work is a place of throwaway culture and constant change. They too are waiting for ... See full summary »

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Yesim Ustaoglu

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Yesim Ustaoglu (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Neslihan Atagül ... Zehra
Baris Hacihan Baris Hacihan ... Olgun
Özcan Deniz ... Mahur
Nihal Yalcin Nihal Yalcin ... Derya
Ilgaz Kocatürk Ilgaz Kocatürk ... Rifat
Can Basak Can Basak ... Haydar
Yasemin Çonka Yasemin Çonka ... Meryem
Erol Babaoglu ... Nuri
Feride Karaman Feride Karaman ... Feride
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ARAF is the story of Zehra and Olgun whose lives are caught in a vacuum! The world in which they live and work is a place of throwaway culture and constant change. They too are waiting for a chance to change and escape from their empty, monotonous lives. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing can be the same
5 November 2012 | by avery-21See all my reviews

"Every moment that we haven't seen, heard, touched or smelled before will start to reverberate in us in a very different way and take another form once we experience it. In Araf, I tried to touch upon those fleeting moments and feelings that can occur." – Yeşim Ustaoğlu

In a disintegrating town midway between Istanbul and Ankara, two teenagers search for something better. A girl (in a luminous performance by Neslihan Atagül) starts to pursue the desire awakening in her body while the boy-next-door hopes that a TV show will change his life.

Molten slag breaks forth. A windshield wiper does not stop rain. And nothing can be the same.


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21 September 2012 (Turkey) See more »

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