The cult Turkish film, “The Man Who Saved the World” will soon be going in front of American audiences with English subtitles in California
Turkish Star Wars The Man Who Saves the World
A film titled Sihirbazlar Kralı Mandrake Kiling’in Peşinde which was one of 10,000 lost films in Turkish cinema before being re-found and restored, was screened at the Fantasturka Turkish Films Festival over the weekend.
Classic Turkish film, Vesikalı Yarim restored
Comedian Kemal Sunal exempted from Azeri foreign-language TV ban
The court of appeals has decided producer Şerafettin Gür will pay compensation to the family of Turkish actor Kemal Sunal for broadcasting the films “Düttürü Dünya” and “Yoksul” (Poor) on TV without paying any royalties.
Turkish actor Nusret Ataer, who performed with Sean Connery in the second film of the 007 James Bond series, “From Russia with Love” - some of the scenes for which were shot in Istanbul in 1963 - wants to have a role in the latest film of the series, “Skyfall.”
The 2nd Yılmaz Güney Culture and Arts Festival Awards, given in honor of late Turkish director and actor Yılmaz Güney, were presented in a ceremony at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Hall in Istanbul April 7.
The films in which Yılmaz Güney worked as a producer, director, scriptwriter or actor between 1968 and 1982 will be screened at the events. The films include “Umut” (Hope), “Sürü” (The Herd), “Yol” (The Road), “Zavallılar” (The Poor People), “Ağıt” (Elegy), “Seyit Han,” “Aç Kurtlar “(Hungry Wolves) and “Arkadaş” (Friend).
A trailer for the upcoming Turkish movie "Fetih 1453" (Conquest 1453) angered Greek viewers after it was released in Turkey’s Aegean neighbor