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Genre: Romance, Crime, Drama
Director: Mustafa Altioklar
Year: Y1997
Country: France, Hungary, Turkey
Language: Turkish
Cast: Okan Bayulgen,Mujde Ar,Savas Dincel,Mustafa Ugurlu,Fatih Akyol

This Turkish-Hungarian-French film, set amid the slums of old Istanbul, is an adaptation of a novel by Metin Kacan, who co-scripted. Classy call girl Tina (Mujde Ar) arrives on Istanbul's Cholera Street where she encounters barber's son Salih (Okan Bayulgen), and the two become lovers. Salih's hero, well-liked crime boss Sado (Burak Sergen) is murdered by a young gang leader, who opens a flashy gambling establishment. Meanwhile, the locals erect a bust of people's hero Sado. When Salih challenges the gang leader, violence erupts. Shown at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi Keywords:Fire,Police