Gastarbeiter

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Gastarbeiter

A migrant worker in Germany. A gastarbeiter temporarily lives in Germany and is usually employed in manual labor. The word has become common in other European countries as well.
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Fatih Akin, its director and writer, himself the son of Turkish guest workers, gets powerful performances from his central figures, Cahit (Birol Unel) and Sibel (Sibel Kekilli), who are as dramatically arresting as they are out of control.
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