Acclaimed Turkish actor Tuncel Kurtiz’s directorial debut of three decades back finally finds an audience thanks to the recent Festival On Wheels. ‘Gül Hasan’ (Hasan the Rose) of 1979 might just be the first example of Turkey’s immigrant cinema.
Turkish cinema’s master director Ömer Lütfi Akad died Saturday at the age of 95. Directing more than 100 masterpieces in Turkish cinema, Akad also wrote articles on theater and cinema and served as a lecturer at Istanbul Mİmar Sinan Fine Arts University for 20 years.
Ertem Eğilmez’s cult Turkish movies, such as Çöpçüler Kralı, Slako and Kibr Feyzo, will become HD quality with the support of Nizam Eren Company, Vipsaş Studios and Arzu Film.