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The Edge of Heaven

The Edge of Heaven

by Fatih Akin

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

Review: The Edge of Heaven

Six Characters in Search of an Author

Six characters in search of their identity reclaim family ties and break away from their native land, on a journey of the soul between Germany and Turkey 

"A film on the other side of one's ideals"

Interview: Fatih Akin • Director

"A film on the other side of one's ideals"

German-Turkish director Fatih Akin presented The Edge of Heaven in Cannes, where the film picked up the Best Screenplay prize and where Cineuropa spoke with the director 

"To produce films that are close to our hearts"

Interview: Klaus Maeck • Producer

"To produce films that are close to our hearts"

German producer Klaus Maeck heads Corazón International, the production company founded in 2004 by Maeck, producer and TV-director Andreas Thiel and director Fatih Akin 

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international title: The Edge of Heaven
original title: Auf der anderen seite (Yasamin kiyisinda)
country: Germany, Turkey
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2006
directed by: Fatih Akin
screenplay: Fatih Akin
cast: Nurgül Yesilcay, Baki Davrak, Tuncel Kurtiz, Hanna Schygulla, Patrycia Ziolkowska, Nursel Köse

main awards/selection

Lux Prize 2007 of European Parliament 
Cannes 2007 Official Competition
European Film Awards 2007 Best Screenwriter
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