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Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's sudden death distances father and son. Nejat travels to Istanbul to search for Yeter's daughter Ayten. Political activist Ayten has fled the Turkish police and is already in Germany. She is befriended by a young woman, Lotte, who invites rebellious Ayten to stay in her home, a gesture not particularly pleasing to her conservative mother Susanne. When Ayten is arrested and her asylum plea is denied, she is deported and imprisoned in Turkey. Lotte travels to Turkey,where she gets caught up in the seemingly hopeless situation of freeing Ayten.

  1. Fatih Akin

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Baki Davrak

    Baki Davrak

    Nejat Aksu

  2. Tuncel Kurtiz

    Tuncel Kurtiz

    Ali Aksu

  3. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla

    Susanne Staub

  4. Patrycia Ziolkowska

    Patrycia Ziolkowska

    Lotte Staub

  5. Nursel Köse

    Nursel Köse

    Yeter

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Original Title Auf der anderen Seite

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 21, 2008
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language German

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget $3,800,000.00

Revenue $17,804,565.00

Homepage http://www.yasaminkiyisinda.com/

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