A young filmmaker sets out to explore the eventful life of the famous Kurdish director, actor, and revolutionary Yilmaz Güney, who achieved international attention by films like Yol (Palm d'Or, 1982) or Sürü (Golden Leopard, 1978) (imdb.com).
Tragicomic story of a family based on lies.
A film about being aware of aging, friendship, sensitivity and the small details of life.
A young law student Behçet (Murat Yıldırım) is torn between his allegiance to a nationalist youth movement, his affection for a communist best friend, his vows to an aristocratic fiance, his fealty to an underworld father-in-law-to-be and his love for a noble-hearted Rum prostitute (Beren Saat). As such, the conflicts and tensions in Behçet's world are a microcosm of the political tensions of Turkey's history since the birth of multi-party democracy in 1950. (Turkish Daily News)
Ezel (2009) - TV Series
Betrayed by his trusted friends and the woman he loved, Ömer Uçar returns as Ezel to exact his vengeance.
[European Release 2007] Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's sudden death distances father and son... (imdb)
Asi (2007) - TV Series
The series is set in a rural part of Antakya and revolves around the lives of Asi Kozcuoğlu (Tuba Büyüküstün), and Demir Doğan (Murat Yıldırım), and their respective families. (wikipedia)
coming of age story of Esma, who is sent to her country relatives to spend the summer.
The story takes place in Harbiye town of Antakya just before the 1960 military coup d'etat. The economic and political crisis of those days are reflected by the both funny and sad story of a family. The story is told from the eyes of Cemal. Now a famous painter, Cemal goes back to his hometown years later and remembers his childhood. (imdb)
Kumru (2000) - TV Movie
The tragic story of Ali, who married much younger Kumru and the desperation of Kumru, who sets sail for a new love with Kemal and discovers her inner feelings. (imdb)
n 1971, Deniz Gezmis and a group of his fellow revolutionary students kidnap four American soldiers. After being arrested by the Turkish army, Gezmis stands trial and is ultimately sentenced to death. (Yahoo! Movies)
A Turkish watchmaker is employed to mend a village clock that has not worked for some seven years. However, what seems like a simple and un-exciting task is plunged into a web of mystery and intrigue when the watchmaker innocently witnesses the murder of a beautiful woman on his first day in the village. (imdb)
Mahsun Supertitiz is an unemployed homeless man who steals cars at night so that he can sleep in a heated place during the winter... (imdb)
The story takes us back to the 17th century Istanbul, and the powerful times of the Ottoman Empire under the rule of Sultan Murad IV. Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi, Logari Celebi, Bekri Mustafa and Evliya Celebi are four good friends who do research to enable human beings to fly. (imdb)
The struggle of a Turkish soldier and a Kurdish guerilla against difficult winter conditions.
A loose adaptation of Bergen's life, who was a famous arabesque singer killed by his ex-husband.
Events take place during WWII. Türkan Şoray plays an unhappily married woman who one day meets with an army major and gets confused between two men
Years and years later an old soldier goes back to the city where his wife died long ago. His son and daughter in law join him in this journey. Since Agri (where the Mount Ararat stands) is on the very east of Turkey there is a long way in front of them to go from Istanbul. People try to change his mind to go there because of the terrorist attacks in the area at that time but he wants to see the place he used to work as a young soldier with his wife who was a young teacher. (imdb)
Duvar is the last film of Yilmaz Guney. It was made in France under very bad conditions. But it is successful on describing the violence in prison without being too much 'political'. (IMDB Comments)
Restorated by Başak Groupama this missing film tells the story of three friends struggling to survive in the fertile plains in southeast Turkey. Bald Hasan, Wrestler Ali, and Hopeless Case Yusuf travel to Çukurova to find work.
A group of crook film crew shoots a film in Turkish immigrants in Sweden
A young district governor puts up a fight against landlords for the good of the villagers.
Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be paid to petty officials, sheep are stolen or die in the packed, airless wagons, and the sick wife of one of the family's sons becomes deathly ill. (imdb)
The film is about a handful of Turkish people from rural areas who are driven to Stockholm where they will find a job. They are deceived by the driver and left all alone trapped in the bus in an open area in Stockholm.
"Umut" is the story of an illiterate man and his family, whose existence depends on his income as a horse cab driver. When one of his horses is killed by an automobile, and when it is clear that neither justice nor charity will prevail, the man, played by Güney, begins a slow slide into despair... (imdb)
A kabadayi new in Istanbul and his fiancée searching for him
An historical adventure set during the Ottoman era.
The struggle between Murat (Ayhan Isik), an agent, and Dragon.
It's a smuggler Hidir's story. He is a farmer actually, but system made him smuggler. Who is the guilty? This is the Hidir's fight. And he is alone... (www.sinematurk.com)
Crime and mafia story with the 'ugly king' Yılmaz Güney
A man accused unjustly and his love
The struggle between three archaeologist and historical artifact smugglers. They are looking for the grave.
feud among Istanbul 'kabadayi's -bullys
In the 1965 film The Last Birds (Son Kuşlar), a love story begins in an İstanbul bookstore. A young engineer meets a schoolgirl in her final year of studies. He follows her to her home on the other side of the Bosporus. The next day, he looks again for her, and again and again. Slowly, he overcomes her shyness to win her affection, and finally her love. (themoviedb.org)