head-on

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head-on

adjective contrary to in direct opposition, convergence in direct opposition, crash, encounter, impact, meeting, percussion, striking together, sudden contact, viilent contact
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When Akin's previous feature Gegen die Wand whose title also presents its viewers with a binary spatial metaphor obscured by its English tradaptation (Head-On)--won widespread acclaim at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004, the taboo question amid the flurry of celebratory reviews was whether this was really a German film.
Written and directed by Akin, Gegen die Wand is the first of his films to push beyond the reaches of synchronization and lingua francas altogether.
In this film, the intimate cohabitation of languages--German, Turkish, and English--broadens the trilingual resolution of Gegen die Wand into a sustained conceptual commitment.
Sibel Kekilli (born June 16, 1980 in Heilbronn, Germany) is an award-winning German actress of Turkish origin, who gained public attention after starring in the 2004 film Gegen die Wand (Head-On).