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Paper Lives


Paper Lives (2021) is a Turkish drama film starring Çağatay Ulusoy

Mehmet (Çağatay Ulusoy) is a garbage collector who runs a recycling centre in an impoverished area of Istanbul. He is unwell with a kidney condition.

Mehmet is a friendly character, keeping an eye out for the many homeless children in the area, having once been homeless himself.

When Mehmet discovers an 8-year-old boy hiding a garbage bin, he takes the child in. Mehmet adores Ali and cares for him while also trying to reconnect him to his family.

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