A marriage of convenience in Hamburg between two troubled Turks changes both their lives in this fine, gritty, contemporary love story. Director Fatih Akin dives deep into Turkish culture and explores the slippery slope of identity and cultural pride faced by Turks who either move to or are born in Germany. Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.... Full synopsis »
January 21, 2005 (LA/NY)
Rated R for strong graphic sexuality, pervasive language, some brutal violence and drug content
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