Almanya: Welcome to Germany

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  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 2011
  • Running time: 101 min
Almanya: Welcome to Germany (German: Almanya – Willkommen in Deutschland) (Almanya is Turkish for Germany) is a 2011 German comedy film directed by Yasemin Şamdereli. The film premiered at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in the section... read more

Almanya: Welcome to Germany (German: Almanya – Willkommen in Deutschland) (Almanya is Turkish for Germany) is a 2011 German comedy film directed by Yasemin Şamdereli. The film premiered at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in the section competition and won the Deutscher Filmpreis 2011 in the categories Best Script and Best Film. The tragic comedy dramatizes the question of identity and belonging for former Turkish guest workers in Germany and their descendants. The film opened in German cinemas on 10 March and was the fourth most successful German film of 2011 with 1.5 million viewers.

Original Release

03/10/2011

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Cast

Demet Gul Fatma, jung / Fatma (young)
Vedat Erincin Hüseyin
Lilay Huser Fatma
Aykut Kayacik Veli
Aycan Vardar Veli (young)
Denis Moschitto Ali
Fahri Yardim Hüseyin (young) (as Fahri Ögün Yardim)
Arnd Schimkat Polizist
Petra Schmidt-Schaller Gabi
Aylin Tezel Canan
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yasemin Samdereli

Writers

Yasemin Samdereli, Nesrin Samdereli

Creators

Yasemin Samdereli, Nesrin Samdereli

Cast

Demet Gul Fatma, jung / Fatma (young)
Vedat Erincin Hüseyin
Lilay Huser Fatma
Aykut Kayacik Veli
Aycan Vardar Veli (young)
Denis Moschitto Ali
Fahri Yardim Hüseyin (young) (as Fahri Ögün Yardim)
Arnd Schimkat Polizist
Petra Schmidt-Schaller Gabi
Aylin Tezel Canan
Manfred-Anton Algrang Dolmetscher (as Anton Algrang)
Kaan Aydogdu Muhamed (young)
Axel Milberg Beamter
Oliver Nägele Politiker
Aglaia Szyszkowitz Ärztin
Katharina Thalbach Rentnerin
Walter Sittler Verkäufer
Saskia Vester Nachbarin
Berivan Kaya Sevgi
Ercan Karacayli Muhamed

Producers

Annie Brunner Executive Producer
Tita Korytowski Executive Producer
Andreas Richter Executive Producer
Anja-Karina Richter Executive Producer
Ursula Woerner Executive Producer
Annie Brunner Producer
Andreas Richter Producer
Ursula Woerner Producer
Tita Korytowski Producer
Anja-Karina Richter Producer
Ali Akdeniz Producer

Editors

Andrea Mertens, Hans Horn

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