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Babam ve Oglum (2005)

The family of a left-wing journalist is torn apart after a military coup in 1980's Turkey.

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Resit Kurt ...
Baris
Fikret Kuskan ...
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Nuran
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Gülbeyaz Teyze
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Aysun
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Salim
Binnur Kaya ...
Hanife
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Birgül
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Özkan
Mahmut Gökgöz ...
Kahya
Bilge Sen ...
Fatma
Ege Tanman ...
Erdal Tosun ...
Mustafa
Nergis Çorakçi ...
Sakine
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Sadik is one of the rebellious youth who has been politically active as a university student and became a left-wing journalist in the 70's, despite his father's expectations of him becoming an agricultural engineer and taking control of their family farm in an Aegean village. On the dawn of September 12, 1980, when a merciless military coup hits the country, they cannot find access to any hospital or a doctor and his wife dies while giving birth to their only child, Deniz. After a long-lasting period of torture, trials, and jail time, Sadik returns to his village with 7-8 years old Deniz, knowing that it will be hard to correct things with his father, Huseyin. Written by Ali Riza Bolukbasi

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Give him a room dad, he has no place to go...

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18 November 2005 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Apám és fiam  »

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$959,727 (Turkey) (2 December 2005)
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Cagan Irmak's fourth feature film. See more »

Quotes

Sadik: Did you forgive me?
Sadik's Girlfriend: Of course I did Sadik, why wouldn't one forgive?
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Wonderful Film!
30 December 2005 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

The director of Babam Ve Oglum is Cagan Irmak.Cagan is the best and the youngest director of Turkey.I believe that one day,all people will notice his ability.Before Mustafa Hakkinda Hersey and than Babam Ve Oglum... I don't remember crying like that before.Subject of the film is not only Turkey's problem,all families' problem. Subject is wonderful,music is wonderful,actors and actress are wonderful,director is wonderful so the film is wonderful! I hope most of people in the world saw that film and put in order their family's life.Picturegoers must saw that film....You LOVE this film like me!(don't forget to take with handkerchief to go to the cinema.)


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