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.
Summary: In a Kurdish village a young widow is the newlywed of a 12 year old boy. The situation spirals into a dramatic end.
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
Ölü Bir Deniz (1989)
Summary: Love story between a successful, middle-aged bank manager Yuksel (Türkan Şoray) and retired biology teacher Adnan (Rutkay Aziz).
Atesli çingene (1969)
Summary: The story of two gypsy lovers who hesitate to express their feelings to one another
Summary: Two brothers love the same girl accidentally
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.
On kadin (1987)
Summary: Ten women from different segments of society, involve in crimes. All profiles are acted by Türkan Şoray
Namus borcu (1973)
Summary: Turkan's father sells her to agha because of his debts. At the wedding day, she escapes with her lover.
Utanmaz adam (1961)
Summary: A beggar is separated from his family for years. Later he becomes a millionaire
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.
Uzaklarda Arama (2015)
Summary: Story of a big-city tavern's relocation to a conservative and unwelcoming town (Press Release)
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)
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.
Summary: A street singer gets famous and then falls in love with her piano teacher
Summary: The story of a very wealthy man and his mistress.
Summary: A widowed villager has to endure hardship of blood feud
Summary: The sad story of a rural mother who goes to big city in order to find cure to his ill child
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
Summary: Memo sees a beautiful girl in the river, decides to marry her, but he has a rival
Summary: Wife kills the enemies of her husband and jailed for her crime.
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!
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.
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.
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)
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Tatli nigar (1978)
Summary: Ahmet falls in love with a prostitute; kidnaps her in order to save her from this wicked life of hers.
Summary: This drama-comedy from 1978 stars Türkan Soray.
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)
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.
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.
Summary: Turkish adaptation of Mario Monicelli's 'La ragazza con la pistola'
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)
Aci hayat (1962)
Summary: Erksan's melodrama is the predecessor of this genre in Turkish cinema.
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)
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.
The Love Race (1962)
Summary: A sportman and an engineer's struggle to get married to a teacher who recently came to the district.
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.
Summary: One night Cevriye meets a badly wounded man and decides to take him to her home.
Birlesen Yollar (1970)
Summary: From the famous novel "Huzur Sokagi", this melodrama is about two lovers from different lifestyles.
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)
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)
Summary: A love story between a nurse and her dying patient
Kizgin delikanli (1964)
Summary: The story of the struggle of a family claiming right to lands which belongs to farmers
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...
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.
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.
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...
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)
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!
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.
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)
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)
Otobüs Yolculari (1961)
Summary: A bus driver falls in love with a female university student. One of the first social realist movies in Turkey
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.
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.
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.
Summary: The emotional story of the search for a lost girl.