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Türkan Soray
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Date of Birth: Jun 28, 1945

Country: Turkey

Biography: Stepping into the acting world at the tender age of 15, Şoray rose to prominence in late 60s. Belonging to the group of four major female leads, (others being Filiz Akın, Fatma Girik and Hülya Koçyiğit), Türkan Şoray has been dubbed "the sultan" of Turkish cinema. She's acted well over 200 movies over 40 years, and winning several awards, including the best actress award four times in Antalya Film Festival Awards (Turkish counterpart of 'the oscars'). She still acts in tv se

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Titles You've Ranked (103)
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Tatlı Hayat Tatlı Hayat (2001)  - TV Series
Summary: A Turkish remake of "The Jeffersons". With Ihsan Yildirim's cleaning business booming, he insists his family leave the "plain folks" and move up to Etiler with the "fancy folks." It is Ihsan's hope that relocation and his newly acquired wealth will mean the end of his problems in general and his troubles with neighbors in specific. But life in a luxurious high rise holds some unexpected pitfalls for the Yildirims.
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Ikinci Bahar Ikinci Bahar (1999)  - TV Series
Summary: tv series with Şener şen and Türkan Şoray
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Gelin cicegi Gelin cicegi (1971)
Summary: A film about marriage.
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Hazal Hazal (1980)
Summary: In a Kurdish village a young widow is the newlywed of a 12 year old boy. The situation spirals into a dramatic end.
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Eli Masali Eli Masali (1966)
Summary: Comical adventures of a girl addicted to adrenaline
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Seni kalbime gömdüm Seni kalbime gömdüm (1982)
Summary: Woman is unhappily married with a businessman. She encounters a painter at holiday and a love affair develops between them
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Ölü Bir Deniz Ölü Bir Deniz (1989)
Summary: Love story between a successful, middle-aged bank manager Yuksel (Türkan Şoray) and retired biology teacher Adnan (Rutkay Aziz).
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Ask mabudesi Ask mabudesi (1969)
Summary: A singer becomes famous and later loves a writer
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Bülbül yuvasi Bülbül yuvasi (1970)
Summary: A menage a trois
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Tatli melegim Tatli melegim (1970)
Summary: An employer falls in romance with the secretary
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Dert Bende Dert Bende (1973)
Summary: Story of two sisters.
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Bir dag masali Bir dag masali (1967)
Summary: Adaptation of Re%u015Fat Nuri novel
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Günahkar kadin Günahkar kadin (1966)
Summary: Two sisters fall in love with the same handsome guy
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Asiye nasil kurtulur Asiye nasil kurtulur (1973)
Summary: an adaptation from Vasıf Öngören's play
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Artik sevmeyecegim Artik sevmeyecegim (1968)
Summary: the musical story of a blind man and his lover
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Fosforlu Cevriye Fosforlu Cevriye (1969)
Summary: Adaptation from Suat Dervis' best-seller novel
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Bir kadin, bir hayat Bir kadin, bir hayat (1985)
Summary: Turkish drama.
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Rumuz goncagül Rumuz goncagül (1987)
Summary: A young girls seeks her soulmate on newspaper
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Melekmi seytanmi Melekmi seytanmi (1971)
Summary: A woman tries to get revenge of her murdered husband on the day of their marriage
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Atesli çingene Atesli çingene (1969)
Summary: The story of two gypsy lovers who hesitate to express their feelings to one another
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Kadin degil, bas belasi Kadin degil, bas belasi (1968)
Summary: A woman saves herself from punishment by accepting to marry a wealthy man
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Zulüm Zulüm (1972)
Summary: Two brothers love the same girl accidentally
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Seni Seviyorum Seni Seviyorum (1983)
Summary: Two ex-lovers encounter after long years. But they are not the same person as they were. The girl had to be a prostitute while the boy a rich industrialist. He wants to save her.
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On kadin On kadin (1987)
Summary: Ten women from different segments of society, involve in crimes. All profiles are acted by Türkan Şoray
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Açlık Açlık (1974)
Summary: Hunger and hardship in rural Anatolia
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Bir genc kizin romani Bir genc kizin romani (1971)
Summary: A classical Ye%u015Filçam romance
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Namus borcu Namus borcu (1973)
Summary: Turkan's father sells her to agha because of his debts. At the wedding day, she escapes with her lover.
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Yalanci Yalanci (1973)
Summary: A romantic comedy built on misunderstandings.
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Aglayan melek Aglayan melek (1970)
Summary: The boy saves the girl from blindness and then they love each other
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Utanmaz adam Utanmaz adam (1961)
Summary: A beggar is separated from his family for years. Later he becomes a millionaire
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Gunah bende mi? Gunah bende mi? (1969)
Summary: A dying man orders his son to kill the man who seduced his wife
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Kahveci guzeli Kahveci guzeli (1968)
Summary: The story of a girl working as a coffee maker in a hotel and a man sent to the Korean War.
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Adanali Tayfur Adanali Tayfur (1963)
Summary: Adanali Tayfur is one of the comical characters of Turkish cinema
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Uzaklarda Arama Uzaklarda Arama (2015)
Summary: Story of a big-city tavern's relocation to a conservative and unwelcoming town (Press Release)
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Bana Derler Fosforlu Bana Derler Fosforlu (1969)
Summary: The love story of Fosforlu and Kemal who know each other through chance.
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Gözleri Ömre Bedel Gözleri Ömre Bedel (1964)
Summary: One of the most poignant films of Ülkü Erakalın, the prolific "director of romance films." The opening credits run down from Türkan Şoray's eyes, who plays Leyla, a girl who works for a scoundrel named Turgut. She reluctantly accepts to work for him one last time to con Suat, a rich and famous pianist. As she mock seduces Suat, the two genuinely fall in love and get married. Turgut causes trouble for the lovers and Leyla's secret past turns things into a nightmare. (İKSV)
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Acele koca araniyor Acele koca araniyor (1975)
Summary: Apti marries another woman after his wife, Melike, dies at a plane crash. But it appears at the wedding day that Melike actually survived the accident. Comical events occur thereafter.
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Sürtük Sürtük (1965)
Summary: A street singer gets famous and then falls in love with her piano teacher
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Sonbahar rüzgarlari Sonbahar rüzgarlari (1969)
Summary: A girl gets over an accident before her marriage
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Bir sevgi istiyorum Bir sevgi istiyorum (1984)
Summary: The love story of a tourist boat captain and a married woman.
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Metres Metres (1983)
Summary: The story of a very wealthy man and his mistress.
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Ana Ana (1967)
Summary: A widowed villager has to endure hardship of blood feud
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Fistik gibi masallah Fistik gibi masallah (1964)
Summary: A comedy flick with Sadri Alışık
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Azap Azap (1973)
Summary: The sad story of a rural mother who goes to big city in order to find cure to his ill child
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Bir ask ugruna Bir ask ugruna (1994)
Summary: 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
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Cemo Cemo (1972)
Summary: Memo sees a beautiful girl in the river, decides to marry her, but he has a rival
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Gülüm dalim çiçegim Gülüm dalim çiçegim (1971)
Summary: About the love between a nightclub singer and a teacher
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Badem sekeri Badem sekeri (1963)
Summary: The story of two families with a blood feud in between them
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Aysecik - Canimin içi Aysecik - Canimin içi (1963)
Summary: The dramatic story of a girl and her father
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Hayatim sana feda Hayatim sana feda (1970)
Summary: A young businessman hits a woman by his car and causes her to be blind
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Sinekli Bakkal Sinekli Bakkal (1967)
Summary: Movie adaptation of Adivar's novel
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Mahpus Mahpus (1973)
Summary: Wife kills the enemies of her husband and jailed for her crime.
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Sana layik degilim Sana layik degilim (1965)
Summary: A story of a love triangle between two brothers and a girl. True love will gain again?
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Kelepçeli melek Kelepçeli melek (1967)
Summary: Nazım refuses the marriage of Nevin to save his father's life. And Nevin came back to take revenge. But all of her hate destroy only herself!
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Aksam Günesi Aksam Günesi (1966)
Summary: Based on Resat Nuri Güntekin's novel.
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Komsunun tavugu Komsunun tavugu (1965)
Summary: A story of a woman, who has just broke up with her husband, gets 11 million liras after her uncle has passed away. But in one condition she could get the money; that she has to be married.
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Kara gözlüm Kara gözlüm (1970)
Summary: Azize's story of fame and love...
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Bodrum hakimi Bodrum hakimi (1976)
Summary: A young female judge gets appointed to the southwestern Turkish town of Bodrum and meets the town's powerful and rich landowner.
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Hayallerim, askim ve sen Hayallerim, askim ve sen (1987)
Summary: Coskun is a naive budding young scriptwriter who is haunted by the ghosts of two characters created by a filmstar. A script he has written is accepted when his favourite actress intervenes, but when the film becomes a commercial stereotype, he is disappointed. (BFI)
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The Bread Seller Woman The Bread Seller Woman (1965)
Summary: A poor woman (Ayşe) has to work in a factory to feed her two children... Someday, a friend of her starts a fire in factory, kills the boss and accuse Ayşe with fire and murder...
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The Wild Bride The Wild Bride (1965)
Summary: A girl is brought up in mountainous area by his father. And when she grows up, she meets a guy, who is from Town to decided to live in same place. But then, he changes his mind and turns back to the city. Meanwhile, girl's father has been wounded... And before he dies he asks guy to take care his daughter and marry her.
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Gençlik rüzgari Gençlik rüzgari (1964)
Summary: Two childhood friends grow up in a same city and when they became adults they keep their friendships till the fate seperates their ways...
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Ates parcasi Ates parcasi (1971)
Summary: Young and beautiful actress Azize (Turkan Soray) who performs in tent theatre, meets with snob guy Tarik (Kartal Tibet) by chance...
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Sultan gelin Sultan gelin (1973)
Summary: New bride Sultan, witnesses her husband's dead on their wedding night. So her parents-in-law tells her to wait for her 5 year old brother in law to grow and become her husband.
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Tatli nigar Tatli nigar (1978)
Summary: Ahmet falls in love with a prostitute; kidnaps her in order to save her from this wicked life of hers.
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Hayatimin kadinisin Hayatimin kadinisin (2006)
Summary: A love story about a popular singer and her tribulations.
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Dila hanim Dila hanim (1977)
Summary: A dramatic love story featuring a fiery woman.
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Sultan Sultan (1978)
Summary: This drama-comedy from 1978 stars Türkan Soray.
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Vesikali yarim Vesikali yarim (1968)
Summary: Tells the love story of "the woman of the city" who works in a cabaret in Istanbul and a fruit seller from rural background who lives on the fringe of the city. (utopianstudieseurope.org)
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Selvi boylum, al yazmalim Selvi boylum, al yazmalim (1977)
Summary: This is a sad love story of a lorry driver who fell in love with a beautiful, young village girl... (IMDB Comments)
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Devlerin aski Devlerin aski (1976)
Summary: About a friendship between two different sorts of guys, the business that they build together and the love and jealousy which arises when one marries the other's ex.
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Dönüs Dönüs (1972)
Summary: A peasent borrows money to buy some land.he can't pay his debt so he has to go to germany to work leaving his wife back home.
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Güllü Güllü (1971)
Summary: Turkish adaptation of Mario Monicelli's 'La ragazza con la pistola'
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Arim, balim, petegim Arim, balim, petegim (1970)
Summary: Daughter of a private eye falls in love with father's playboy client. Pretending to have a busy love life, she makes him jealous and he also starts to love her. When father discovers the affair he asks the Playboy to leave his daughter not knowing she's pregnant. (imdb)
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Aci hayat Aci hayat (1962)
Summary: Erksan's melodrama is the predecessor of this genre in Turkish cinema.
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Nihavend mucize Nihavend mucize (1997)
Summary: The story is about a man(Erol) who cannot help himself thinking his late mother..Erol (Haluk Bilginer)always calls her mother, but one day she returns, and the story begins. (imdb)
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Deprem Deprem (1976)
Summary: After his father's death Ahmet returns the village to sell his properties. He quickly falls in love with Zeynep. However she accepts Riza's proposal, because of Ahmet's spoiled behaviors. Ahmet, can't accepts this and kidnaps Zeynep at her wedding night.
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The Love Race The Love Race (1962)
Summary: A sportman and an engineer's struggle to get married to a teacher who recently came to the district.
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Sana dönmeyecegim Sana dönmeyecegim (1969)
Summary: A poor and young woman is left by his lover after being pregnant. And she begins to work as a taxi driver.
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Cevriyem Cevriyem (1978)
Summary: One night Cevriye meets a badly wounded man and decides to take him to her home.
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Birlesen Yollar Birlesen Yollar (1970)
Summary: From the famous novel "Huzur Sokagi", this melodrama is about two lovers from different lifestyles.
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Çalikusu Çalikusu (1966)
Summary: Feride is the orphaned daughter of an army officer, and as a teenager attends Lycee Notre Dame de Sion in the winter, and stays with one of her late mother's sisters during the summer holidays. She is given the nickname "the Wren" during her time at school for her vivacity and mischief, two characteristics considered unusual and even a bit inappropriate for Muslim girls at that time. She gets engaged to her charming cousin, Kamran. She remains desperately in love with Kamran. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Mavi Esarp Mavi Esarp (1971)
Summary: It is a love story of a man who became disabled by an accident and a woman who is rich and living a colourful life. (imdb)
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Çile Çile (1972)
Summary: A love story between a nurse and her dying patient
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Siyah gözler Siyah gözler (1965)
Summary: Love story between a rich engineer and a poor girl
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Kadin Severse Kadin Severse (1968)
Summary: Love story between a young girl and a doctor.
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Kuskun Cicek Kuskun Cicek (1977)
Summary: Hope on a Turkish film. Turkish classical romantic-drama film.
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Kizgin delikanli Kizgin delikanli (1964)
Summary: The story of the struggle of a family claiming right to lands which belongs to farmers
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Baraj Baraj (1977)
Summary: Aysel (Türkan Soray) is working brothel in Bursa and Nazim Usta (Nasser Malekmotei) is an engineer in Antalya. They send mail each other and he send Orhan's (Tarik Akan) photo in stead of himself. She comes to Antalya and three people starts to play with love in lies...
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Seninle Ölmek Istiyorum Seninle Ölmek Istiyorum (1969)
Summary: Selma - married to a rich and ruthless man - finds love with a poor contractor.
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Gramofon Avrat Gramofon Avrat (1987)
Summary: Famous bellydancer Cemile lives in a small town, but she dreams about moving to a big city for a better life. One day, coach driver Murat falls in love with her and commits a murder because of her.
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Mine Mine (1982)
Summary: Mine, is the young wife of the station master in a little town and the object of desire among the men of town. Still she lives an unhappy and reserved life. A young author will change her life and also create a lot of controversy in the town.
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Yedi kocali Hürmüz Yedi kocali Hürmüz (1971)
Summary: Hürmüz is a very beautiful young and married woman. She loves her husband very much, but her husband in prison. One day she goes to the prison to see her dear. But there is surprise is waiting for her, his husband has six wives too. Hürmüz is a different woman after that. She will marry six men too...
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Gonderilmemis mektuplar Gonderilmemis mektuplar (2003)
Summary: A sad love story woven with dead ends, dilemmas and broken hearts...Cem sets out to see his father in his deathbed and returns to Amasra, which he fled 20 years ago. However, he can not even use his own name, he has to assume his dead brother Cemal's identity. When he reaches Amasra, Cem has to attend his father's funeral. Cem's mother finds him responsible for Cemal's death, and her silence is too painful for him to bare. (tulumba.com)
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Seven kadin unutmaz Seven kadin unutmaz (1965)
Summary: Kemal and Turkan meets by a traffic accident and they fall in love... As time goes, Türkan discovers that Kemal has his own secrets!
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My Killer Is Osman My Killer Is Osman (1963)
Summary: A man dies in a fishing boat, and the family shares his fortune. But in dead man's testament someone (Osman) is mentioned as an inheritance.
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Şahmaran Şahmaran (1993)
Summary: According to myth, Sahmaran who is the Queen of snakes live under the tunnels of Istanbul where is suitable geographically for her and one day a Bey (turkish title:Bey=Lord) who is cheated by his enemies, fell into a deep well. Somehow he can find a way underground and he meets Sahmaran by chance. Sahmaran who has prejudices about human beings and hates them, finds some common features about that man who has told her how he cheated by his enemies... (imdb)
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Soguktu ve yagmur ciseliyordu Soguktu ve yagmur ciseliyordu (1990)
Summary: The young but well-established professional singer in this story had a romantic relationship with her lutenist. Now he has died, and she meets his sister and has a long conversation with her. As a result of that conversation, she recapitulates her relationship with the man in her memory, from their first acquaintance, through to their attraction and romance, and on to his eventual death. (Clarke Fountain, Rovi)
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Otobüs Yolculari Otobüs Yolculari (1961)
Summary: A bus driver falls in love with a female university student. One of the first social realist movies in Turkey
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Güllü geliyor Güllü Güllü geliyor Güllü (1973)
Summary: Kumcular and Kumcuogullari are two families from the Black Sea region of Turkey and they have a blood feud between them for long years. Güllü (Türkan Soray) comes to Istanbul with his gun to kill Ali (Ediz Hun) from the other family.
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Yılanı Öldürseler Yılanı Öldürseler (1981)
Summary: Adapted from Yasar Kemal's book, Yılanı Öldürseler is about Esme(Soray) who is heavenly beautiful and his son Hasan(Sezer). Esme's husband Halil(Mekin) is killed by a bandit(Cevher) who is in love with Esme. Although the bandit was killed, Halil's mother(Rona) and brothers start to instigate Hasan to avenge his father by killing Esme, his mother. Soon, Hasan slowly loses his mind and thinks about murdering his beloved mother.
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Berdel Berdel (1990)
Summary: Berdel means a kind of exchange between two families. One family gives a girl to be bride as the dowry payment of the bride they're taking from another family. This "tradition" was used in South-eastern Anatolia, mostly young girls were being given. The film focuses on the drama of this situation with another suppresion on women. It was that giving birth to a baby boy instead of girls was accepted as the main duty of women in Anatolia.
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Korebe Korebe (1985)
Summary: The emotional story of the search for a lost girl.