Idealist Nazim returns home to his family in Istanbul after a 15-year gap away teaching in a remote Kurdish village in eastern Turkey. Becoming a taxi driver he meets a single mother who ... See full summary »
Yazi Tura (Toss Up) is the film of two stories taking place in 1999. Stories of two young men... One is "Ridvan the Devil", a young football player from Central Anatolia, Cappadocia / ... See full summary »
In the years of military coup, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days!
When her husband Cemal is arrested in Romania, Emine is left alone with their child who needs immediate surgery. She takes a job as a needle worker at a garment workshop where she comes ... See full summary »
Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to ... See full summary »
Amid the intense political violence of Istanbul, Kadir is released on parole two years early on the condition that he become an informant for the police gathering terrorist informations, activities, and searching for bombs on trash cans.
A man and a woman seeking refuge from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower, Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, each now has to fight their battle of conscience before the other.
This successful Turkish attempt at emulating Tarantino's PULP FICTION
is a pacy, stylish thriller with plenty of strong violence and a
volatile atmosphere to recommend it. An appealing cast goes through the
story of Mafia violence, betrayal, and lots and lots of bloodshed, as a
number of gangsters are bumped off by both each other and a gorgeous
female assassin who has her own hidden agenda. MIXED PIZZA copies very
closely various elements of Tarantino's film, from the smartly-dressed
gangsters to the two-handed shooting and even the intricate framework
of the story, with much of the action being told in flashback. The
action is kept minimal but includes a fantastic chase through the
streets of Istanbul and a hair-raising climb along the ledge of a
The main character in the story is a young, naïve pizza boy, who spends
almost the entire movie strapped down to a chair whilst the events
unfold in front of him (and us). Other central characters include a
highly attractive Turkish lady, around whose character the whole film
is based, and a long-haired gangster who is a direct representation of
John Travolta's hit-man in PULP FICTION, right down to the dress sense
and the attitude. The film offers plenty of bloody violence in the form
of shootings galore and any Tarantino fan is likely to enjoy this
foreign offering, what with its strong acting and excellent
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