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Ali Özgentürk

Balalayka

Edition 2001
119' - 2000 - Drama - Dialogue: Turkish
Director: Ali Özgentürk Composer: Askin Arsunan With: Ugur Yücel, Cem Davran, Yekaterina Golubeva, Ozan Güven, Anna Voronova
Following the death of their severe father, three brothers meet in their family home. The dutiful eldest son Necati, served his father to the last; Hassan is a worldly-wise sailor, the conqueror of open seas and women’s hearts; naïve young Mehmet grew up in Germany with their mother. Necati announces they must carry out their father’s last wish to bring the remains of a pilot friend killed in the war back to Turkey from Russia. Soon they find themselves journeying with a busload of Russian prostitutes from Batum, a Russian village, to Istanbul … (press kit)

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Credits

Director

Ali Özgentürk

Composer

Askin Arsunan

With

Ugur Yücel, Cem Davran, Yekaterina Golubeva, Ozan Güven, Anna Voronova

Scenario

Isil Özgentürk

Director of Photography

Mirsad Herovic

Editor

Hakan Akol, Onur Tan

Producer

Erol Avci

More information

Dialogue

Turkish

Countries of production

Turkey

Year

2000

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