WorldCat Identities

Akin, Faith

Works: 8 works in 14 publications in 3 languages and 22 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Comedy films  Melodrama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Faith Akin
Auf der anderen Seite by Fatih Akin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ali, A Turkish immigrant living in Bremen asks Yeter to move in with him, it causes a rift with his son Nejat, a professor at a nearby university. Yeter is also distanced from her daughter Ayten, whom she deserted in Turkey when she fled to a better life. Yeter accepts Ali's offer - a decision which sparks a chain reaction of incidents, taking us on a journey from Bremen to Istanbul and from family to family
Gegen die Wand Head-on by Fatih Akin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of his wife, a distraught Turkish man rapidly begins to destroy himself. After a near-fatal car crash, he is hospitalized and soon befriends a suicidal woman while they both recover. Deciding to marry her in order to please her strict Muslim family, he starts to fall madly in love with her as fate slowly tries to tear them apart
Auf der anderen seite = The edge of heaven( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directed by the German-born director Fatih Akim, 'The Edge of Heaven' won the "Best Screenplay" award at the Cannes Film Festival 2007, when it was universally acclaimed. Set in Germany and Turkey, the film follows the fragile lives of six people, who linked by death, connect on emotional journeys toward forgiveness and reconciliation. The original music for the score was composed by the acclaimed Bucovina mastermind Shantel. Accompanying the protagonists, the music moves between traditional tracks from Istanbul and the Black Sea - home of the much too short-lived singer/songwriter Kazim Koyuncu, who wrote the main track - and Balkan club and dub sounds. Shantel has taken these sounds and composed a haunting, atmospheric score in which he fuses the different influences in his own unique style
HEAD-ON by Faith Akin( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf der anderen Seite The edge of heaven : a film by Faith Akin - original movie soundtrack( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Soulkitchen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Soul kitchen by Fatih Akin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Soul Kitchen" is Zinos Kazantsakis's humdrum restaurant in a working-class neighborhood of Hamburg. The food is mostly frozen, unceremoniously zapped in the microwave, or thrown into a vat of bubbling grease. He loves his restaurant and his girlfriend Nadine, even after she leaves him for an assignment in China. Wanting to liven up the restaurant, Zinos hires an out-of-work three-star chef, lets his ex-con brother Ilias spin records, and seeks out new clientele. Soon Soul Kitchen is reborn as Hamburg's newest hot spot. On a whim, Zinos flies to China to rekindle his relationship with Nadine leaving his brother in charge. There is also a slipped disc, a hard-drinking, chain-smoking waitress, a scheming real-estate developer, a Turkish "physio-healer," and a high stakes poker game in the mix. But the film is not about food or love; it's about family, life and human relationships, with a lingering nostalgia for a time when eating out implied getting dead drunk, stuffing one's face with cholesterol and kissing across the table
Head On by Faith Akin( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.07 for Auf der an ... to 1.00 for Head On ...)