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The Bus (1975)

Otobüs (original title)
A group of illegal immigrants are brought to Stockholm in a bus by a smuggler who takes all their money and passports, and then runs away.

Director:

Bay Okan (as Tunç Okan)

Writer:

Bay Okan (as Tunç Okan)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bay Okan ... First man from bus (as Tunç Okan)
Björn Gedda ... Homosexual
Tuncel Kurtiz ... Man from bus
Oguz Arlas Oguz Arlas
Aras Ören Aras Ören ... Man from bus
Leif Ahrle ... Speaker
Nuri Sezer Nuri Sezer ... Man from bus
Hasan Gül Hasan Gül ... Man from bus
Pontus Platin Pontus Platin ... Playboy
Unal Nurkan Unal Nurkan ... Man from bus
Sümer Isgör Sümer Isgör ... Man from bus
Nadir Sütemen Nadir Sütemen ... Man from bus
Yuecsel Topcuguerler Yuecsel Topcuguerler ... Man from bus (as Yüksel Topçugürler)
Ake Ake ... Policeman
Ingmar Zachrisson Ingmar Zachrisson ... Policeman
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A group of illegal immigrants are brought to Stockholm in a bus by a smuggler who takes all their money and passports, and then runs away.

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Tunç Okan won the debutant prize for the film at the Taormina festival in Italy 1976. See more »

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UNFORGETTABLE
16 April 2000 | by eccesSee all my reviews

You know.. I am watching this film again. It has been nearly ten years and I can't help feeling so bad. There are films you feel that you never can forget. This is such a film.

The film is about a handful of Turkish people from rural areas who are driven to Stockholm where they will find a job. They are deceived by the driver and left all alone trapped in the bus in an open area in Stockholm. The rest of the story unfolds tragically as each character (there are 9) gets out of the bus to find food and face Europe in an unexpected way.

This film is about how Europe is hypocritical about many things especially about strangers. This is not for Europeans only it is all about us who feel looked down on by any reason within a society...it is about alienation.

It is a must-see. I am proud of this film and I highly recommend it.


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Country:

Switzerland | Turkey

Language:

Turkish | Swedish | German

Release Date:

December 1977 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastman Color)
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