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Brats: Our Journey Home
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This movie is the first feature-length documentary, narrated by singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson, about a hidden American subculture. It is about a lost tribe of over 4 million children from widely diverse backgrounds, raised on military bases around the world, whose shared experiences have shaped their lives so powerfully. They are forever different from their fellow Americans.

This documentary was screened at the Ankara Reunion 2005. Order now and own a copy of this film which has been named the official selection of three film festivals this year.

The Great Santini
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Robert Duvall gives one of his most memorable performances in the title role of this 1979 drama about a hardcore Marine lieutenant named Bull Meechum (Duvall), a fighter ace who calls himself "The Great Santini" and compensates for peacetime inactivity by waging war on his intimidated children. Military brats may recognize their own experience in this comedic drama. Robert Duvall and Michael O'Keefe, who plays his son, were deservedly nominated for Academy Awards.


A Beautiful Mind
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Syliva Nasar, a 1965 graduate of Ankara High School, wrote the notable biography that inspired this movie of John Nash's incredible life story. Russell Crowe tackles the role with characteristic fervor, playing the Nobel prize-winning mathematician from his days at Princeton, where he developed a groundbreaking economic theory, to his meteoric rise to the cover of Forbes magazine and an MIT professorship, and on through to his eventual dismissal due to schizophrenic delusions.

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In nineteen-eighteen, he emerged from World War One as the only undefeated Ottoman Commander. He led his people in their struggle against the invading Greek forces and won back their independence. Stalin considered him as a fascist; Hitler and Mussolini said he was a communist; others called him a dictator...His people called him Atatürk, Father Turk.

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