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love/sex in turkish films.
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1.       robyn :D
2640 posts
 23 Jan 2007 Tue 01:49 pm

does anyone know of a turkish film that does not have a love/sexual relationship in it?
every film i have watched so far seems to revolve around this..some are still excellent films but sometimes i get tired of guessing the plots in the first 5 minutes...and yes i'm perfectly aware this problem is not specific to turkish films..

2.       Noorah101
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 23 Jan 2007 Tue 11:23 pm

"Uzak" didn't have any of that, to my recollection.

Rene

3.       illusion
154 posts
 24 Jan 2007 Wed 01:00 am

UZAK "Mahmut (Muzzafer Özdemir), a divorced, hermit-like photographer, lets his dopey cousin Yusuf (Mehmet Emin Toprak) live with him for a while in Istanbul while Yusuf looks for a job so he can support his family in their native Turkish village. The distance -- and silence -- between the two lonely, depressed men soon grows to intolerance, on Mahmut's part, of the chaos Yusuf has brought into his life.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan directs this intimate drama."

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0346094/

4.       robyn :D
2640 posts
 24 Jan 2007 Wed 09:24 am

Quoting illusion:

UZAK "Mahmut (Muzzafer Özdemir), a divorced, hermit-like photographer, lets his dopey cousin Yusuf (Mehmet Emin Toprak) live with him for a while in Istanbul while Yusuf looks for a job so he can support his family in their native Turkish village. The distance -- and silence -- between the two lonely, depressed men soon grows to intolerance, on Mahmut's part, of the chaos Yusuf has brought into his life.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan directs this intimate drama."



cok tesekkurler

5.       illusion
154 posts
 24 Jan 2007 Wed 02:46 pm

Güneşe Yolculuk ~ journey to the sun

Mehmet (Newroz Baz), who's moving from western Turkey to Istanbul in hopes of making a better life for himself, crosses paths with Berzan, who's Kurdish. The two form an improbable friendship, so when Mehmet is erroneously labeled a Kurd and thrown in jail, he has a new appreciation for Berzan's hardship. When tragedy strikes and Mehmet must carry his friend's remains to his remote hometown, he learns even more about the Kurds' daily struggles.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0188653/

6.       robyn :D
2640 posts
 24 Jan 2007 Wed 02:51 pm

yes i've heard about this film and was going to buy it.maybe i will at a later date.thanks again

7.       alfateh
9 posts
 25 Jan 2007 Thu 06:48 pm

i think that the reasn is as i know turky was islamic in the ottman age and when attatork came he was really sure to make westirn country so he treid to delet any islamic and to add any westirn, if

u like this call me
ALFATEH

8.       robyn :D
2640 posts
 25 Jan 2007 Thu 06:57 pm

i don't know what you are talking about alfateh..that wasn't what i was asking about..

9.       alfateh
9 posts
 25 Jan 2007 Thu 07:07 pm

i want to say islam forbid thes sex that you dont like i the movies so no islam in turky no forbid it will be ok for them .

10.       robyn :D
2640 posts
 26 Jan 2007 Fri 10:18 pm

i didnt understand that post much better..sorry...i just dont see the need for nudity and sex in every single film when its completely unrelated to the story/plot of the film it would be better if they had none.

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