Turkish for Beginners (2012)

12 04/04/2012 (US) Comedy 1h 45m


During an emergency landing on a deserted island suddenly traumatized by antiauthoritarian education Lena Schneider (Josefine Preuss) together with the Turkish Super Macho Cem Öztürk (Elyas M'Barek) must fight for survival. After initially Cem macho repulsive acts on Lena, a jellyfish in the water and sand in a bikini, she recognizes the time the romantic core behind his cool facade. Meanwhile, meet also their parents, who obdurate psychologist Doris (Anna Stieblich) and Metin Öztürk (Adnan Maral) to work together to find their missing children. So both generations take an involuntary Turkish Basic Course for beginners.

  1. Bora Dağtekin

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Josefine Preuß

    Josefine Preuß

    Lena Schneider

  2. Elyas M'Barek

    Elyas M'Barek

    Cem Öztürk

  3. Anna Stieblich

    Anna Stieblich

    Doris Schneider

  4. Adnan Maral

    Adnan Maral

    Metin Öztürk

  5. Pegah Ferydoni

    Pegah Ferydoni

    Yagmur Öztürk

  6. Arnel Taci

    Arnel Taci

    Costa Papavassilou

  7. Katja Riemann

    Katja Riemann


  8. Günther Kaufmann

    Günther Kaufmann


  9. Frederick Lau

    Frederick Lau


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Turkish for Beginners
Turkish for Beginners

Original Title Türkisch für Anfänger

Status Released

Original Language German

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