The Market: A Tale of Trade (Pazar: Bir Ticaret Masali)
The Market: A Tale of Trade (Pazar: Bir Ticaret Masali) (2008)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 13, 2008
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Catherine Shoard

Engaging, ruefully funny stuff.

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Leo Robson
Financial Times

Tayanç Ayaydin makes a winning loser as Mihram, who uses Charlie Chaplin pluck to escape a Willie Loman plot.

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)

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.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

Like any bazaar, The Market has something for everybody.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Despite the odd misstep, Brit filmmaker Ben Hopkins handles the satirical subject with the assurance of a veteran.

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