I Saw the Sun

I Saw the Sun

In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of Istanbul. While Haydar and Isa Altun decide to stay in Turkey with their young children, Davut Altun and his family migrate north to Norway, enlisting the help of smugglers. They eventually reach their destination and find work in a supermarket, but life as refugees proves relentless. Back in Istanbul, Haydar watches over the family as his wife undergoes an operation due to pregnancy complications. Their son makes friends with a group of transvestites, helping him to understand why he has felt different all of his life. While liberating, his newfound identity is seen as a disgrace to the rest of his family, leading him to flee from the abuse it produces.

Director: Mahsun Ku0131rmu0131zu0131gu00fcl, Mahsun Kirmizigu00fcl
Casts: Mahsun Kirmizigu00fcl, Demet Evgar, Murat u00dcnalmis, Cemal Toktas, Erol Demiru00f6z, Altan Erkekli, Emre Kinay, Menderes Samancilar, Serif Sezer, Ceyhun Fersoy, Ali Su00fcrmeli
Countrys: Turkey

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
6.5 8,242 2009-01-01

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Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorMahsun Ku0131rmu0131zu0131gu00fclWriterMahsun Ku0131rmu0131zu0131gu00fcl

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