The Market: A Tale of Trade (Pazar: Bir Ticaret Masali)
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The Market: A Tale of Trade (Pazar: Bir Ticaret Masali)
A small-time entrepreneur hatches a scheme to hoist himself up the ladder of success in this satirical comedy. Mihram (Tayanc Ayaydin) is a maverick peddler who will buy and sell anything that will turn a profit, legal or otherwise, and he roams the Turkish countryside in his truck looking for his latest score. Mihram can support himself and his wife Elif (Senay Aydin) well enough through his efforts, but he wants to move on to something more stable and respectable, and he would like to get black market kingpin Mustafa (Hakan Sahin) off his back. When Mihram gets a line on someone selling… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Engaging, ruefully funny stuff."
‑ Catherine Shoard, Guardian
"Tayanç Ayaydin makes a winning loser as Mihram, who uses Charlie Chaplin pluck to escape a Willie Loman plot."
‑ Leo Robson, Financial Times
"Subtitled and with laughs of the subtlest kind, Ben Hopkins has crafted a deliciously funny cautionary tale on the perils of greed and how globalisation can be a heartless mistress."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Mirror [UK]
"Like any bazaar, The Market has something for everybody."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"Despite the odd misstep, Brit filmmaker Ben Hopkins handles the satirical subject with the assurance of a veteran."
‑ David Parkinson, Empire Magazine