Shot and set in Cologne, Aladağ’s comedy of culture shock and integration follows the efforts of the leader of a Turkish diaspora communit,y, Cengiz Demirkan (Vedat Erincin), to find Turkish brides for the men of the community. Dr. Ludwig Sarheimer (Christoph Maria Herbst) runs the immigration bureau and finds the Turkish women’s German skills lacking and their language certificates counterfeit, but Cengiz’s daughter Lale (Pegah Ferydoni) takes on the task of bringing their vocabulary up to snuff while falling for Dr. Sarheimer’s nephew Marc Rehmann (Christoph Letkowski).
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