|Directed by||Fatih Akın|
|Produced by||Fatih Akın,|
|Written by||Fatih Akın|
|Distributed by||Strand Releasing (USA)|
|Release date(s)|| 12 February 2004 (premiere at BIFF)|
11 March 2004
19 March 2004
21 January 2005 (NYC only)
28 January 2005 (LA only)
18 February 2005
|Running time||121 min. Fatih Akın ( August 25, 1973 in Hamburg, Germany) is a German film director Fatih Akın ( August 25, 1973 in Hamburg, Germany) is a German film director Fatih Akın ( August 25, 1973 in Hamburg, Germany) is a German film director Sibel Kekilli (born June 16, 1980 in Heilbronn, Germany) is an award-winning actress and a former Pornstar of Turkish origin Birol Ünel (born 18 August 1961 in Silifke, Turkey) is a German actor of Turkish descent Meltem Cumbul (born November 11 1970 in İzmir) is a Turkish actress and TV personality Strand Releasing is a film distribution company founded in 1989. Events 1429 - English Forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army besieging Orleans from attack by the "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading Film festivals and most reputable media events held in Berlin Events 1425 BC - Thutmose III, Pharaoh of Egypt, dies (according to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Events 1279 - A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Events 1189 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The City of New York Events 1077 - Walk to Canossa: The Excommunication of Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor is lifted Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 3102 BC - Epoch (origin of the Kali Yuga. 1229 - The Sixth Crusade: Frederick II Holy Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.|
Head-On (German: Gegen die Wand; Turkish: Duvara Karşı) is a 2004 film written and directed by Fatih Akın. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Turkish ( tr Türkçe IPA) is a language spoken by over 63 million people worldwide making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. The year 2004 in film involved some significant events Major releases of sequels took place Fatih Akın ( August 25, 1973 in Hamburg, Germany) is a German film director
Cahit Tomruk (played by Birol Ünel) is a German of Turkish descent in his 40s. Birol Ünel (born 18 August 1961 in Silifke, Turkey) is a German actor of Turkish descent Turks in Germany (occasionally German Turks or Turkish Germans, German: Deutschtürken) are people of Turkish ethnicity living He has given up on life after the death of his wife. Furthermore, the anguish in his soul continues to cry out for cocaine and alcohol to numb his pain. Cocaine ( benzoylmethyl ecgonine) is a Crystalline Tropane Alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the Coca plant In Chemistry, an alcohol is any Organic compound in which a Hydroxyl group ( - O[[hydrogen H]]) is bound to a Carbon One night, he intentionally crashes into a wall (hence the title), and barely survives. At the psychiatric clinic he is taken to, Sibel Güner (Sibel Kekilli), another German Turk who has tried to commit suicide, approaches him. Sibel Kekilli (born June 16, 1980 in Heilbronn, Germany) is an award-winning actress and a former Pornstar of Turkish origin She asks Cahit to carry out a formal marriage with her out of the blue so that she can break out of the strict rules of her conservative family. Conservatism is a term used to describe political philosophies that favour Tradition, where tradition refers to various religious cultural or nationally defined Cahit is turned off by the idea at first, but then he agrees to take part in this plan. As Sibel tells him frankly that she prefers an independent sex life, they live as roommates with separate private lives for a while. An organism's sex is defined by the gametes it produces males produce male gametes (spermatozoa or Sperm) while females produce female gametes (ova or Egg cells; individual They eventually fall in love, and things take a different turn as Cahit kills one of her lovers out of anger and thus he has to go to prison. A prison, penitentiary, or correctional facility is a place in which individuals are physically confined or interned and usually deprived of a range of While he is in prison, she goes to Istanbul, to which he follows her upon his release. Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other Names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey Upon arrival, he finds that she has re-married and now has a daughter. Sibel's cousin Selma does not tell Cahit how to find her, so he waits in a hotel for Sibel's call. It eventually comes. He asks her to run away with him, and she agrees to, but never shows. The film ends with Cahit on a bus, presumably traveling to the town where he was born.
Birol was an actual alcoholic in real life as he was as Cahit in Gegen die Wand. In fact, about half through the filming of Gegen die Wand, a Doctor told Birol that he had to stop drinking or he would die. Birol stopped drinking. In the movie, one notices that Birol (Cahit) lost considerable weight by the time he is in Turkey. Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches Actress Sibel Kikelli underwent an appendectomy during the filming in Turkey.
In This World
|Golden Bear winner|
In This World is a 2002 British Docudrama directed by Michael Winterbottom. The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading Film festivals and most reputable media events held in Berlin U-Carmen eKhayelitsha is a 2005 South African Operatic Film directed and produced by Mark Dornford-May.