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Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse (2006)

by Philip Ó Ceallaigh

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On the one hand, the relentless negativity--chernukha, so to speak--was dispiriting, and it would have been better to include some positive values to give contrast. On the other hand, the realia of life in (on the whole) Romania really weren't captured sharply enough. ( )
  priamel | May 20, 2007 |
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"A performance artist opens his chest and displays his beating heart on stage. A young man walks through the hills of south-west Romania, where the locals have peculiar ideas about gold. On the morning of a medical examination, a woman tries to coax her husband off the roof. A mysterious rodent named Brigitte enters the lives of two old men. And, in the astonishing story 'In the Neighbourhood', the inhabitants of a crumbling tower block go about their business, unforgettably."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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