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A Little Bit of Freedom (Kleine Freiheit) (Germany, 2003)

Director, Yuksel Yavuz. Cast: Cagdas Bozkurt, Leroy Delmar, Nazmi Kirik, Necmettin Cobanoglu, Naci Ozarslan, Susanna Rozkosny, Sunay Girisken, Thomas Ebermann. Baran, a Kurdish teen from Turkey, makes bicycle deliveries for a kebab shop while trying to outwit the authorities who have refused him political asylum. He strikes up a friendship with another outsider, an illegal African immigrant who deals drugs to get by. Trouble begins after Baran loses his low profile status because the kebab-stand owner's daughter sets her sights on him. 97 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Gokturk, Deniz. "Yuksel Yavuz's Kleine Freiheit / A Little Bit of Freedom." Migration, Culture, and the Nation-State Volume 1, Issue 1 2005
Full-text of this article / review is available:
Kraenzle, Christina. "At Home in the New Germany? Local Stories and Global Concerns in Yuksel Yavuz's Aprilkinder and Kleine Freiheit." The German Quarterly Volume 82 Issue 1, Pages 90 - 108 Full-text of this article / review is available:UC users only