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Happy Birthday, Türke! (Happy Birthday, Turk!)

With actors Meret Becker, Hansa Czypionka, Özay Fecht available on DVD in Germany This Teutonic film noir received its first U.S. showing at the Seattle Film Festival. Hansa Czypionka plays Kemal Kayankaya, a Turk who speaks no Turkish. Raised in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Türke!

Jakob Arjouni’s Happy Birthday, Turk! is a detective novel about a Turkish-born, German-raised, private investigator in Frankfurt named Kemal Kayankaya. When Itler Ergün hires him to find her husband Ahmed Hamul’s murderer, the reader follows Kemal on his three day … Continue reading

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