Tag Archives: turkish

Zavallilar / The Poor (1975) Yilmaz Güney, Atif Yilmaz, Yildirim Önal, Güven Sengil, Drama

Zavallilar (1975)
The Poor Ones tells the semi-melodramatic story of three poor friends who met in prison where have been sent to on various offenses. These three friends do not want to get out when they are released. What are Abuzer, Haci and Arap going to do when they will be out? They have no one, no jobs… Apart from Haci and Arap, everything will be the same for Abuzer, who doesn’t know where to go. He will still be alone, starving on the streets of the big city.

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Demir Yumruk: Devler geliyor / Iron Fist: The Giants Are Coming (1970) Tunç Basaran, Enver Özer, Feri Cansel, Süleyman Turan, Adventure, Fantasy

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A stash of uranium is hidden away with the only clue being a dagger that has a map to the location engraved on it. The diabolical wheelchaired transvestite super villain Fu Mancu is after it, and not only wants to beat the cops, but also has competition, Cold War Style, from Russian villain Zagof. Fortunately, the Turkish police can count on Super-Bat-Man …

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Nausea / Bulanti (2015) Zeki Demirkubuz, Sebnem Hassanisoughi, Öykü Karayel, Drama

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Ahmet, who had recently lost his wife and little daughter in a traffic accident while he was away with his lover, is a prominent person dealing with “head work”. As someone who does not care for anybody and does not knuckle under anything, he moves on quite unaffected. Yet some things start to change in himself and his life without any apparent reason. Misadventures and misfortunes follow as he starts to be at odds with his women, to show weaknesses, and to be overwhelmed by life in general.

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Kuzu / The Lamb (2014) Kutlug Ataman, Erdal Yildiz, Taner Birsel, Sila Lara Cantürk, Drama, Family

Kuzu AKA The Lamb (2014)
A village in the highlands of eastern Anatolia. As is required by age-old tradition, families here celebrate circumcision with a feast. Little Mert is to undergo the procedure but his father ?smail has no money to pay for the feast. His mother Medine ekes out a meagre living collecting willow rods. Nobody is willing to give them the lamb that must be served to their guests. Mert’s sister terrifies her brother by explaining that, should their father fail to find a lamb, he will have to slaughter his own son…

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