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2,616 Ratings


Gegen die Wand

Directed by Fatih Akin
Germany, Turkey, 2004
Drama, Romance


Alcoholic Cahit meets Turkish Sibel. When Cahit is sent to jail and Sibel flees to Turkey, her heart and soul remain with him. They share an impossible love that can never be.

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Head-On Directed by Fatih Akin

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2004 | 3 wins including: Golden Bear

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

European Film Awards

2004 | 2 wins including: Best European Director (Audience Award)

2004 | 5 nominations including: Best European Actor (Audience Award)

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