The Market: A Tale of Trade


1h 34m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Mihram is an independent young market trader living in Eastern Turkey. His daily routine is composed of drinking, gambling, trading and bilking his customers for a profit. He dreams of one day having his own mobile phone business but he does not have the seed money to make it happen. One day, a fema

Film Details

Also Known As
Market--A Tale of Trade, The, Market: A Tale of Trade, Pazar--Bir ticaret masali, Pazar--Der Markt
Release Date
2008
Production Company
The Works; Tigerlily Productions
Distribution Company
Piffl Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Mihram is an independent young market trader living in Eastern Turkey. His daily routine is composed of drinking, gambling, trading and bilking his customers for a profit. He dreams of one day having his own mobile phone business but he does not have the seed money to make it happen. One day, a female doctor calls upon his services--she wants to pay him to purchase medicine from abroad for children in a Turkish hospital. Mihram sees this as the perfect way to finally fulfill his dream. While putting his master plan in place, Mihram encounters the unexpected.

Film Details

Also Known As
Market--A Tale of Trade, The, Market: A Tale of Trade, Pazar--Bir ticaret masali, Pazar--Der Markt
Release Date
2008
Production Company
The Works; Tigerlily Productions
Distribution Company
Piffl Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Leopard for Best Actor (Tayanc Ayaydin) at the 2008 Locarno International Film Festival.

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States August 2008

Released in United States January 2009

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (International Competition) August 6-16, 2008.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 6-19, 2009.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.)

Released in United States January 2009 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 6-19, 2009.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.)

Released in United States August 2008 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (International Competition) August 6-16, 2008.)