Men on the Bridge

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Summary: A bit of a Don Juan with his styled hair and single earring, KRET (17) illegally sells roses in the traffic jam on the Bosphorus bridge that links Asia and Europe. At the same time, he is striving for a regular job in the old downtown of Istanbul. UMUT (28) drives a shared taxi passing the Bosphorus bridge every day. He is searching for a better apartment to rent in order to satisfy his wife, whose desires are beyond his earnings. The traffic policeman Murat (24), who is stationed at the Bosphorus bridge, feels alone amidst the solid lines of cars. Each night at home, he logs on to the internet seeking for dating chances. Unaware of each other, Fikret, Umut and Murat intersect in the rush hour every day with millions of other Istanbulites, coping with the straits of fulfilling their aspirations in the big city. The story is based on the lives of the characters depicting themselves in the original locations. (Endorphine Production)


Runtime: 87 min
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Production: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Genre: Drama
Countries: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Languages: English, German, Turkish
Director Credit
Asli Özge Director
Cast Credit
Cemile Ilker Cemile
Fikret Portakal Fikret
Murat Tokgöz Murat
Umut Ilker Umut
Producer Credit
Fabian Massah Producer
Mete Gümürhan Co-Producer
Nicolas Grupe Associate Producer
Sevil Demirci Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: