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Release Date: January 21, 2005Running Time: 118 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $367,757.00
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Romance

Birol Unel
Sibel Kekilli
Catrin Striebeck
Guven Kirac

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40-year-old Cahit is brought to German psychiatric clinic after attempting suicide and sets out to start a new life, even as he longs for drugs and alcohol to numb his pain. Sibel is young, pretty and, like Cahit, Turkish-German. She lives a lifestyle that is a bit too wild for her devout, conservative Muslim family and fakes a suicide attempt to try and escape them. But the incident brings shame upon her family, who insist that only marriage can save her. Sibel begs Cahit to marry her and he reluctantly agrees, perhaps in an effort to save her and to find meaning in his own life. Initially the two share an apartment and little else as Sibel sees other men and Cahit continues to have flings ... Full Summary >>