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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Another movie adaptation of Turkey’s popular TV series and a leading export item to the Arab world, “Valley of the Wolves” (Kurtlar Vadisi), is slated to be released in September, with its director and main actor giving a tiny spoiler that it will touch on last year’s foiled coup attempt
Having impressed the audience with his debut feature, director Özcan Alper shows that waiting is worth while with his second feature. ‘Gelecek Uzun Sürer’ (Future Lasts Forever) is a harrowing journey into the heart of the war in southeastern Turkey, not through political propaganda but through powerful human stories.
The protagonist (or more likely the antagonist) of the cult detective novels and the subsequent TV series, Behzat Ç., returns with a film adaptation. Although ‘Behzat Ç. Seni Kalbime Gömdüm’ (Behzat Ç. I Buried You In My Heart) plays like an extended episode, it will more than satisfy the devoted fans.
The Turkish film “Oğul” (The Son), featuring the stories of two fathers, will be released in German movie theaters Nov. 10.
Danish director Lars von Trier said Wednesday Danish police had questioned him on French charges relating to his controversial remarks at the Cannes Film Festival about Adolf Hitler.
Turkish director Orhan Oğuz’s film, “Hayde Bre,” won the Best Script Award at the 38th Brussels International Independent Film Festival, which was organized between Nov. 1 and 6.
The director of an Iranian film documenting violence in the runup to the 2009 presidential vote has been banned from travel to Lebanon, where his film was set to be screened, an organiser said on Sunday.
The plaudits for Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s ‘Where Do We Go?’ are continuing to roll in, especially after the film took home the People’s Choice Award in Toronto
The Golden Orange Film Festival presented on Oct. 12 the Belated Golden Orange Awards. The ceremony honored those who were prevented from presenting their films in 1979 and 1980.