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Forty Square Meters of Germany

40 Quadratmeter Deutschland

Directed by Tevfik Başer
West Germany, 1986

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Synopsis

Established as a guest worker in Germany, Dursun brings his young wife Turna from Anatolia. Scared that she’ll get lost in the big city, Dursun demands that she stay home all day, making Turna’s experience of her new country the 40 square meters trapped between the walls of their tiny apartment.

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Forty Square Meters of Germany
Directed by Tevfik Başer

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1987 | New German Films

Locarno International Film Festival

1986 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

1986 | Winner: Silver Leopard

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1987 | Winner: Best Debut-Film (Rotterdam Award)

Chicago International Film Festival

1986 | Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

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