Journey of Hope (1991)


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Xavier Koller's fact-based drama chronicles the hardships suffered by a family of Turkish farmers who sell all of their worldly possessions in order to fund an escape to the greener pastures of Switzerland. En route, they fall prey to a group of smugglers, who direct them to access Switzerland via an illegal and dangerous mountain pass.

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Art House & International
Directed By: ,
Written By: Xavier Koller, Feride Çiçekoglu
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On DVD: May 23, 2006
Miramax Films


as Meryen

as Mehmet Ali

as Turkmen

as Haci Baba

as Grandfather

as Grandmother

as Villager

as Musician at Semah

as Ekrem Kavur

as Haci Baba

as Ayse Gumus

as Mercan Kavur

as Aldemir

as Ben Mohammed

as Truckdriver Ramser

as Padrutt

as Schweizer

as Truck Driver

as Christen

as Hotel Clerk

as Dr. Zita Roth

as Car Driver

as State Attorney

as Grandmother

as Custom Officer

as Photographer
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Full Review… | January 31, 2012
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | April 26, 1991
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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