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JOURNEY BY NIGHT

by Kenan Kiliç

synopsis

A bar in Vienna, its foreign-born regulars live on the edge of society. The majority are not Austrian citizens, are unemployed and have no financial resources. They lead lives between legality and illegality, between surviving and wasting away. For a small group of native Turks, this existence represents a transitory phase which will eventually lead to a better life. One of them, named Cemo, is unable to carry on in the face of this contradiction between hope and reality.

international title: JOURNEY BY NIGHT
original title: NACHTREISE
country: Austria
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Kenan Kiliç
film run: 68'
cast: Mehmet Tanik, Hakki Kiliç, Abdulkerim Sari, Neriman Akkale, Halit Inan, Rafet Eski, Ahmet Çakir, Ali Turaç
cinematography by: Helmut Wimmer, Robert Angst
film editing: Taner Sirri Karatas, Wolfgang Widerhofer
music: Metin Meto
production: Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion
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