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FAREWELL STRANGER [LEBEWOHL, FREMDE]

Director: Tefvik Baser
Screenplay: Tefvik Baser
Director of Photography: Hans Günther Bücking
Cast: Grazyna Szapolowska; Müsfik Kenter; Gustav-Peter Wöhler; Werner Eichhorn
Country, Year of production:
D, 1990
Color: Color
Genre: Drama

Island of Langeness: Karin, an attractive woman of about 40, and a 50-year-old man seeking political asylum, whose past is marked by imprisonment and torture. The fact that they speak no common language merely arouses their desire to know more about each other and leads to a relationship of love. Only Karin knows that the stranger´s application for asylum has been rejected long ago...

FAREWELL TO FALSE PARADISE [ABSCHIED VOM FALSCHEN PARADIES]

Director: Tefvik Baser
Screenplay: Tefvik Baser
Director of Photography: Izzet Akay
Cast: Brigitte Janner; Barbara Morawiecz; Ruth Olafsdottir; Zühal Olcay
Country, Year of production:
D, 1988
Color: Color
Genre: Drama

Elif, a Turkish immigrant in Germany has been sent to prison for murdering her abusive husband. At the time of her imprisoment she has never ventured outside the Turkish community and even there has no friends. Ironical in prison, among strangers she gains a never before known taste of freedom. But soon she is to be transferred to a Turkish prison and must say goodbye to the false paradise - German prison.

FORTY SQUARE METERS OF GERMANY [40 QM DEUTSCHLAND]

Director: Tefvik Baser
Screenplay: Tefvik Baser
Director of Photography: Izzet Akay
Cast: Özay Fecht; Yaman Okay; Demir Gökgöl; Mustafa Gülpinar
Country, Year of production:
D, 1986
Color: Color
Genre: Drama

Dursun, an immigrant worker, fetched his wife Turna from a small Turkish village and brought her to Germany. Her new home is now a small apartment in the back of a courtyard in Hamburg. She expresses curiosity about the new country, but Dursun locks her home and forbids her to have any contact with the outside world. He simply cannot grasp the German way of life.