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Kebab Connection (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 21 April 2005 (Germany)
In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring ... See full summary »

Director:

Anno Saul

Writers:

Fatih Akin (screenplay), Ruth Toma (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emanuel Bettencourt Emanuel Bettencourt ... Sifu
Numan Acar ... Schwertkämpfer
Nora Tschirner ... Titzi
Hasan Ali Mete Hasan Ali Mete ... Onkel Ahmet
Kida Khodr Ramadan ... Özgür (as Kida Ramadan)
Denis Moschitto ... Ibo
Paul Faßnacht Paul Faßnacht ... Filmproduzent
Phillip José Steinfatt Phillip José Steinfatt ... Typ auf der Strasse / Boss Gangster
Paula Paul ... Nadine
Badasar Colbiyik Badasar Colbiyik ... Montana
Cem Akin Cem Akin ... Altan
Hakan Orbeyi Hakan Orbeyi ... Kerem
Ernest Hausmann Ernest Hausmann ... Kiffer im Auto
Carmen Rüter Carmen Rüter ... Filmstudentin
Ferhad Kara Ferhad Kara ... Reporter
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Storyline

In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring actress and Ibo's German girlfriend, finds she's pregnant. Ibo is uncertain about fatherhood - compounded by his father's disowning him for getting a German girl pregnant - so Titzie sends him packing. He makes attempts at getting it right, but as the birth approaches, he's still not ready. In the background are three thugs in search of good tripe soup and a Capulet-Montegue feud between the kebab joint and a Greek taverna across the street. Can Ibo be the glove upon that hand? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

Greek | Turkish | German

Release Date:

21 April 2005 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Filiera Kebab See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$970,182
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Ibo falls through a restaurant window and lands on his hands among the shards of broken glass, but he gets up without any cuts. See more »

Connections

References Battleship Potemkin (1925) See more »

Soundtracks

Kusu Kalkmaz
Music: Turgay Ayaydinli, Andreas Spiess, Robert Stevens; Lyrics: Songul Akturk
Performed by Sultana
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Great Movie, really bad subtitles
5 August 2006 | by Visual_junkieSee all my reviews

Watched the movie last night with my girlfriend and I must say, this is the funniest German movie I have ever seen. Being able to speak German like myself is a big plus since the subtitles are horrible. The movies main message is for the German public, especially the Berlinese public to lighten up about multicultural relationships, in other words, Turkish people with German people. It's a great mix of action, romance, comedy and some more action. Great use of the camera, really one of the best German comedy movies I've ever seen. If your on the look out for movies that make you laugh but still touch upon serious issues then this movie is for you.


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