So schnell es geht nach Istanbul

DDR 1990 Spielfilm

Summary


The film tells the story of a Turk and his clever life planning shortly after the German reunification. After the fall of the Berlin wall, he wants to return to his home country but does not have enough money to do so. Soon, he develops the idea to work in the Western part where the wages are higher, and to live in the Eastern part where the housing and living costs are much lower. At the same time, he is looking for a girl with large flat to move in with her. But the actual execution of his plan leads to several unexpected difficulties.

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Credits

All Credits

Duration:
1300 m, 45 min
Format:
35mm
Video/Audio:
s/w
Screening:

Aufführung (DE): Februar 1991, Berlin, IFF;
Aufführung (DE): April 1991, Oberhausen, Kurzfilmtage

Titles

  • Originaltitel (DD) So schnell es geht nach Istanbul
  • Arbeitstitel (DD) Romeo

Versions

Original

Duration:
1300 m, 45 min
Format:
35mm
Video/Audio:
s/w
Screening:

Aufführung (DE): Februar 1991, Berlin, IFF;
Aufführung (DE): April 1991, Oberhausen, Kurzfilmtage

Awards

1992
  • Prix Europe
Kurzfilmtage Bamberg 1992
  • Publikumspreis
IFF Oberhausen 1991
  • Preis der Unterzeichner des Oberhausener Manifests
  • Preis des DGB - Oberhausen
XV. Rencontres Internationales Henri Langlois, Poitiers 1991
  • Grand Prix