My Father and My Son (2005)

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

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28 December 2005 | scanan
10
| Clever, poignant, brilliant and "human"..
A simple story becomes a sad and poignant movie about ordinary people.. Every person I know who had the chance to watch this wonderful movie have cried -especially during the second half.. I applause everyone involved in the production of this magnificent piece of work.. Really brilliant work, presenting some top-notch performances (esp by Humeyra and Cetin Tekindor) and a clever collection of spectacular moments. No special effects, no superhuman strengths no fantastic landscapes.. Just human and the ordinary feelings. I felt some rush to call my mom and dad just after the movie to be sure that they are OK and to make them know once again that I really care about them. This movie makes you think deeper on values that make us human and also etches itself irreversibly to your memory by touching the deepest possible regions of your soul.. Highly recommended; a must-see! Do not forget your tissue papers because you probably will not be able to keep your tears from flowing...

Thanks Cagan Irmak, and continue to blow our minds away..

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Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Family

Details

Release Date:

18 November 2005

Language

Turkish


Country of Origin

Turkey

Filming Locations

Izmir, Turkey

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$959,727 (Turkey) (2 December 2005)

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