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Buket Alakus was born in 1971 in Istanbul and grew up in Hamburg. After finishing her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin in 1995, she studied Film Directing at Hamburg University's Institute of Theater, Music and Film from 1996-1998. Her films include: the shorts Martin (1995), Schluessel (1996), Tango (1997), Kismet (1998), her award-winning feature debut Anam (2000), Offside (Eine andere Liga, 2004), Freundinnen fuers Leben (TV, 2005), the children's series (2006), and Finnish Tango (Finnischer Tango, 2008).