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Two desperate Turkish immigrants in Hamburg, Sibel and Cahit, meet at a psychiatrist's. She needs to escape her conservative family; he's a heavy drinker with no particular future. After a quick marriage of convenience, Sibel celebrates her new freedom with unfettered debauchery while Cahit carries on his relationship with a hair stylist. German-born Turkish filmmaker Fatih Akin wrote and directed this funny-sad, explicit, searing drama; winner of the Golden Bear at 2004's Berlin Film Festival.

Year: 2005
Genre: Art House Cinema, Drama, Foreign Language Films, German Cinema, Sensual or Erotic Films, Film Festivals 2005
Country: Germany, Turkey
Director: Fatih Akin
Starring: Birol Unel, Sibel Kekilli, Catrin Striebeck, Guven Kirac
Duration: 121 Minutes
Rating: R18
Subtitles: Yes
8/10
Location in store: Foreign (Germany)

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