In July is a 2000 German-Turkish road movie.
At the beginning of his summer holiday, a somewhat naive trainee teacher Daniel (Moritz Bleibtreu) buys a ring from a stall run by a neighbor, the aspiring artist and street vendor Juli (in German, "Juli" would be not only the month July but also a common nickname for someone named "Julia"; Christiane Paul). The ring bears a Mayan sun symbol, which, according to Juli, has the power to lead him to the woman of his dreams, whom he will recognise by a similar sun symbol. As Juli has the ring's counterpart, and as she is in love with him, she invites Daniel to a party that evening, hoping that they will meet.
|author||Fatih Akin Fatih Akın|
|award||Tromsø International Film Festival's audience award|
|director||Fatih Akin Fatih Akın|
|keywords||airport aspiring artist autobahn begin bosporus destiny even fate hamburg airport hitch hitchhike maya civilization mayan old car pass southeastern europe street vendor summer holiday sun t-shirt young turk|