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The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
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The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
Original name: Pazar Bir Ticaret Masalı
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, UK, Kazakhstan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Turkish small time black marketeer wants to enter the cell phone business. To get enough money, he promises the local doctor to get medicine for sick children.
Style: touching, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: gambling, ambition, disorder, crimes, satire, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, gangsters, black market, medicine, doctor, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, road trip, family relations, dishonesty, cons and scams, once in a lifetime opportunity, border, muslim, hospital, theft, on the road, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, turkey, kazakhstan, azerbaijan

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Voice Over (2014)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
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