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Uçurtmayı Vurmasınlar (English title: Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite) is a 1989 Turkish drama film directed by Tunç Başaran. It tells the story of political prisoners in Turkey from the eyes of a child. It is one of the most remembered works in its genre, along with pre-military coup pieces such as Maden.

It won four Golden Orange awards: best film, best actress (Nur Sürer), best screenplay (Feride Çiçekoğlu) and best cinematography (Erdal Kahraman).


  • Nur Sürer - İnci
  • Ozan Bilen - Barış
  • Füsun Demirel - Fatma
  • Rozet Hubeş - Zeynep
  • Güzin Özipek - Sultanteyze
  • Güzin Özyağcılar - Selma
  • Yasemin Alkaya - Filiz
  • Meral Çetinkaya - Safinaz
  • Hale Akınlı - Sümbül

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