Toss Up (Yazı Tura) directed by Uğur Yücel (2004, 102 min.). In Turkish with English subtitles.

Two soldiers return home from their military service in southeastern Turkey with disabilities. Cevher (nicknamed “the Ghost”) has lost his hearing, while Rıdvan (nicknamed “the Devil”) has lost a leg. Both are emotionally and physically scarred and find difficulties in adjusting to normal civilian life. Director Uğur Yücel  remarks that “I do not wish for the audience to return to life right after watching the film. I want to leave a mark, make them uneasy, leave a silent impression on them.”

Followed by a Q&A with Uğur Yücel.


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