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  • Turkey / 2007 / 97min / Colour
  • Original Title : Yumurta
  • Language : Turkish
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Semih Kaplanoglu
  • Cast : Nejat Isler, Saadet Aksoy, Ufuk Bayraktar


When his mother dies, Yusuf, a poet, returns to his home village, which he hasn't visited for years. A young girl named Ayla who had been living with his mother for the past five years, is waiting for him in a decrepit house. Ayla has a request to make: Yusuf must perform the sacrificial rite his mother, Zehra, could not fulfill before she died.On their way for the saint's tomb, they are obliged to spend the night in a hotel. Caught up in the atmosphere of a wedding party at the hotel, Yusuf and Ayla find themselves drawn together.

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