Total Credits at Criticker: 52 (Actor), 1 (Writer)
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The Bitter Cherry is the story of people who are trying to get a hold on their lives in the shadow of a cherry tree, the story of lost lives and proliferating hopes. It talks about an old couple who are growing cherries, a dishonest carrier who is up to his ears in debt, a gangster who is a human trafficker, the immigrants who are deceived on their journey of hope, a father who is falling over backwards to save his son who has leukemia. (imdb)
The life of world renowned writer Yaşar Kemal is chronicled from his birth to his death through interviews with the late writer and his close friends. The turning points of the legendary writer’s life are recounted in an epic narrative. In addition to never before seen archival footage of Kemal, hundreds of hours’ worth of audio recordings and thousands of pages of documents were used in making of this documentary.
Bana Sevmeyi Anlat (2016) - TV Series
After divorcing, Leyla and her baby move to Turkey from Germany. She struggles to find a job and leave her family's house. She meets Hasmet through a job. Meanwhile Alper tries to keep up. His marriage and job are in trouble. Alper and Leyla meet unexpectedly through a sucker punch. (imdb)
The story of Axel Oğuz. He lives in Germany. He comes to Amasra and meets his grandfather. The movie was released on TRT 1 in 2016.
Gün Akşam Oldu (2011) - TV Series
The dramatic story of Eşref (Halil Ergün) and his children.
"The Prisoners" tells the story of a man who is wrongfully arrested and forced to remain in jail for years without being able to tell his story. Erdem is a family man with one kid, who is working as a hairdresser. One day he meets by chance his old friend, Ahmet and agrees to have a sit with him in a tea garden. However Ahmet is a drug dealer and his telephones are monitored by the police. This results in Erdem's being arrested in suspicion for his collaboration with Ahmet... (imdb)
Sivan, at around the age of 20, is a native of the Southeastern region of Anatolia. His father Saho is the leader of the Givdanli tribe who stays distant both to the state and to the insurgents who are influent in the region, in order to secure its existence. One day, Sivan meets with the girl he loves, Berfin in a field around the village. The same day the field is burnt by saboteurs and the whole harvest of the village is wasted... (imdb)
Yaprak Dökümü (2006) - TV Series
The travails of a tightly knit family that moves to Istanbul. (imdb)
The story of making of the legendary movie 'Yol'
In this lush police mystery, the love of three different men for one woman spans five decades and results in one man's death. (imdb)
Büyük yalan (2004) - TV Series
Muğla'nın zengin ve köklü ailelerinden Vardarlılar'ın oğlu Emirhan büyümüş, okulunu bitirmiş, işin başına geçmiştir. Reyhan ise İstanbul'da orta halli bir mahallede bakkal işleten bir ailenin kızı olarak yetişmiştir. Bir tesadüf Reyhan ile Emirhan'ı biraraya getirir, kaderleri doğdukları gün kesişmiş olan iki genç nikah masasında tekrar buluşur. Ama onları ilginç bir gelecek beklemektedir
A love story on the eve of 2nd Constitutionalism Era in the Ottoman Empire
Söhret Sandali (2001) - TV Movie
Yelda Kaner (Ajda Pekkan) is a famous star. She's got a secret.
Hülya, who has been brought against her wishes to Turkey by her uncle, tries to get back to Germany... (3sat.de)
Francesco and Marta are husband and wife running a small design company in Rome. When Francesco's long forgotten Aunt Anita dies in Istanbul, he travels there to look after the sale of the hamam (imdb)
Baba Evi (1997) - TV Series
TV Series adaptation of Orhan Kemal's novel.
In the second half of the 1990s Lady Firuzan is about to give birth to a child whose name will be Ihsan. In 1950s Lady Firuzan adapts a daughter called Fatma about 5- 6 years old. Ihsan and Fatma grows up together as siblings. Ihsan who was studying at the Robert College falls in love with Natalie. In 1970s the death of his mother. Ihsan's family almost collapses and Ihsan tries to live in a room where he is closed. (imdb)
Story of a disabled person in Istanbul streets (youtube.com)
Problems of childhood show their effects on the psychology of a policeman
Adaptation from Nazım Hikmet
A political prisoner is released from prison. He has problems of adjusting to the changing times. He and his girlfriend resort to suicide as the last solution.
Related to the real-life murder of prominent Istanbul newspaper editor Abdi Ipekci by the terrorist, Mehmet Ali Agca. An actor is researching the role of Agca for a movie but begins to take the research too seriously. (bfi.org.uk)
The story of three men, Seyfo (Halil Ergün), Hano (Aytaç Arman) and Velo (Levent Ülgen).
Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. Zombie lives bleary-eyed in an apartment off his parents' house where his lonely, unemployed father suffers from heart disease. His girl-friend Marjo has taken up with a hairdresser but comes back to Zombie. His friend Harri hires him as a roadie for his band "Harry and the Mulefukkers" then gives him a chance as a bass player. He has his girl and he has a gig, but can Zombie put the bottle down? (imdb.com)
A story about the dramatical effects of the population exchange between Turkey and Greece and Turkey's military junta era in 80's. An ex-convict, with his wife, comes to an Aegean town and they develop a friendship with an old greek lady, the owner of the hostel where they stay. Five years later, the man comes to the town again but this time, he is alone.
Based upon an ancient epic poem by "Ahmad Khani", the film relates the story of Mem,a young Kurdish boy, who falls in love with Zin, the daughter of the governor of Butan,when the people are celebrating "Newroz", the ancient national ceremony of Kurds.
A different Kemal Sunal film, tells the story about Kuheylan and his two wives.
The dramatic story of a mother whose child died.
At the edge of divorcing each other, two movie stars are asked to star as passionate lovers in the same movie. In their last movie together, they have to experience something that is just the opposite of their real life. Both sides of life displayed: Continuous fighting in real life and a big love story on the film set
After WW1, people revolt in French-occupied Maras.
Çaylar Sirketten (1989) - TV Mini-Series
Adapted from Refik Durbas’s poem of the same name, this is about the story of the passengers and the bus personnel on the bus between Istanbul and Nazilli.
Kemal is a political criminal. He's out of jail. He committed a murder.
The story of Necla and Melih, a divorced couple.
Ali wants his daughter to marry an engineer.
Tells the story of prisoners in Ward 72 starving to death because of the famine and poverty during WW2, and about power relations between prisoners and the Captain's love for Fatma. The main question is what does it mean to be a human being?
the trip of 4 soldiers, one journalist and 3 smugglers and their struggle with each other and with the harsh snowy weather.
Yasemin is a poor girl living with her aunt. She desires to move to big city and get fame. She starts belly dancing at a tavern. She runs away to Istanbul with Yakup. There she has to do prostitution.
A landless man killes a villager to take his wife from him
The forbidden love story of Selma (Zuhal Olcay) and Ufuk (Halil Ergün). Turkish version of ''Falling in Love''.
Having to leave his wife in town, Musa starts working with a group of workers whose lives are painful like himself. (imdb)
In this film that wavers unsteadily between a comedy and a tragedy, Murtaza (Mujdat Gezen) is a deluded security guard whose fanatical reverence for "duty" verges on the psychotic. He is incapable of seeing himself for what he is -- and as a consequence he is often the unwitting and unknowing brunt of jokes. His wife and daughters are painfully aware of his shortcomings, but they generally suffer in silence. (Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi)
A man marries his third wife in the hope of having a child. The third, young wife is blind. The other wives are jealous of her.
Bugünün Saraylısı (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Adapted from the same named novel by Refik Halit Karay.
A man falls in love with a prostitute
A big explosion occurs during a wedding in a small village in Anatolia. (imdb)
Elif goes back to her village after years of living in the city. Instead of wearing traditional village day life clothes, she is wearing modern clothes. Elif is in the village for a while to recover from her husband's death and go back to the city. When she joins daily village life, she realises that nothing has changed. (IMDB Comments)
Küçük aga (1983) - TV Mini-Series
Story of a man during Turkish Independence War
A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside. (imdb)
Fuat, who lives in a small town and is a young and unsuccessful businessman, falls in love with the new teacher in the school of the town even if he was engaged to another woman who is totally accepted by his family.
One of the 'progressive' period films of Cüneyt Arkin, Maden tells the stories of miners
The story of Recep. He lives in İznik, a fishing town. He falls in love with Gül, a rich girl.
The story of four days spent by a hit man who benefited from the amnesty law, with a hired woman. (imdb)