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direct

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face-to-face

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characterized by direct opposition

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meeting front to front

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Akin, born in Hamburg to Turkish parentage, became the first German filmmaker to capture the Golden Bear in two decades with Gegen die Wand (Head On), his dramatic and timely portrait of love and cultural collision.
2003); and Fatih Akin's powerful, though rather conventional, Gegen die Wand (2004).
When Akin's previous feature Gegen die Wand whose title also presents its viewers with a binary spatial metaphor obscured by its English tradaptation (Head-On)--won widespread acclaim at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004, the taboo question amid the flurry of celebratory reviews was whether this was really a German film.
Written and directed by Akin, Gegen die Wand is the first of his films to push beyond the reaches of synchronization and lingua francas altogether.
Sibel Kekilli (born June 16, 1980 in Heilbronn, Germany) is an award-winning German actress of Turkish origin, who gained public attention after starring in the 2004 film Gegen die Wand (Head-On).