LOVE, DEUTSCHMARKS AND DEATH
Love, Deutschmarks and Death
Love, Deutschmarks and Death tells the story of the independent and largely unknown music of immigrants from Turkey and their children and grandchildren in Germany in a very lively way, full of rhythm. In the form of a documentary essay, director Cem Kaya takes his viewers into a dazzling universe of music diversity. In a cinematic experience of the highest sound quality, he brings the energy and spirit of those years to life. E.g., the stage shows of the eccentric folk duo Derdiy oklar at a wedding with thousands of guests in a multi-purpose hall redecorated as a festival hall somewhere in the Ruhrregion: melancholic, but danceable, political, but cheerful, larmoyant in expression, but sincere.
Love, Deutschmarks and Death / Cem Kaya / Germany / 2022 / 96 min.
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