Mixed Kebab Movie
Genre : Drama
Release Date :29 February 2012 (Belgium)
Director: Guy Lee Thys
Writer: Guy Lee Thys (screenplay)
Stars:Cem Akkanat, Simon Van Buyten and Gamze Tazim
Country:Belgium | Turkey
Language:Dutch | Turkish | English
Ibrahim chooses to live with Kevin over marrying his cousin Elif.
I saw this movie at Cinequest Film Festival and was blown away by its cinematic beauty and topical storyline. The Muslim angle was fascinating as was the setting for part of the movie: Turkey, Muslim yet Western. The all-too-familiar family conflicts could be taking place in the U.S. for all of the similarities. I liked how petty criminal brother Furkan is pretty much a little punk, converts to fundamentalism (white pajamas and all), and is still a punk. (Some things never change.) The best part of the movie by far was its star, Cem Akkanat as the conflicted main character Ibrahim. He is handsome, expressive yet understated – a natural! I hope to see more of him in future films.
Mixed Kebab Trailer