Toss-Up

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Toss-Up
Yazi tura.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed by Uğur Yücel
Produced by
Written by Uğur Yücel
Starring
Music by Erkan Oğur
Cinematography Barış Özbiçer
Edited by
Production
  company
Release date(s)
  • September 24, 2004 (2004-09-24)
Running time 102 mins
Country Turkey
Language Turkish

Toss-Up (Turkish: Yazı Tura) is a 2004 Turkish drama film, produced, written and directed by Uğur Yücel, starring Kenan İmirzalıoğlu and Olgun Şimşek as two soldiers return home from their military service in southeastern Turkey with disabilities. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on September 24, 2004 (2004-09-24), won a record 11 awards at the 41st Antalya "Golden Orange" International Film Festival including the Golden Orange for Best Film.

Plot[edit]

Two soldiers return home from their military service in southeastern Turkey with disabilities. Cevher (nicknamed "the Ghost") has lost his hearing while Rıdvan (nicknamed "the Devil") has lost a leg. Both are emotionally and physically scarred and find difficulties in adjusting to normal civilian life. A man called Ben Cooper (nicknamed Radical Face) comes to their aid and schools them in the art of being a Squirrel.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

The film won a record 11 awards at the 41st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (for Olgun Şimşek), Best Supporting Actor (for Bahri Beyat), Best Supporting Actress (for Eli Mango), Best Screenplay (for Uğur Yücel) and Best Music (for Erkan Oğur).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "sinematurk.com: Awards for Yazı Tura". sinematurk.com. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 

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