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Urban Guerillas

Urban Guerillas
Scene from "Urban Guerillas" (photo © 36Pictures)

Danger and Kaspar have the same problem. They've both been chucked out of their graffiti crews. When they meet, they decide to work on a graffiti crews. When they meet, they decide to work on a graffiti project in honor of a deceased sprayer. Danger soon realizes that Kaspar thinks she's a man. But she doesn't enlighten him.

B-Boy Buelent loves break dancing while his fiancée Pepsi pesters him to take an interest in their wedding and her wedding dress. Eventually, Pepsi delivers an ultimatum: it's either break dancing or her.

Ozan and Madlen have just launched their music label Toon Records. Ozan promises Madlen that he'll sign up undiscovered rappers and make recordings with them. Their visit to some rappers chilling it out in a cellar fails. Then Madlen as a great idea: she decides to give a party to lure the young men from their cellar. And so the graffiti artists, the break dancers and the rappers are all united at Madlen and Ozan's party for a "grand finale".


Neco Celik was born in 1972 as the son of Turkish parents in Berlin. His films include: the fictional documentary 36qm Stoff (1997), Hall of Blame (short, 1998), Gettopump (short, 1998), Alltag (2002), Das leise Maedchen (short, 2003), and Urban Guerillas (2003).
Genre Coming-of-Age Story
Category Feature
Year of Production 2003
Director Neco Celik
Screenplay Neco Celik
Cinematography Hannes Hubach
Baudi
Enis Rotthoff
Ismet Erguen
Cast Felix Kasper Kalypso, Ilke Uener, Idil Uener, Neco Celik, Ingeborg Westphal, Serpil Turhan, Sofia Bavas, Buelent Akil, Kubilay Sarikaya, Fernando Anivarres Camqli, Dirk Schäfer, Guelsah Erol, Badeguel Soenmez
Producers Erhan Emre, Neco Celik, Otti
Production Company 36Pictures/Berlin
Length 83 min
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Stereo
Festivals Hof 2003, Berlin 2004 (German Cinema), Turkish Film Festival Nuremberg 2004 (In Competition)
Awards Audience Award Nuremberg 2004

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