A European director is commissioned to make a documentary about Istanbul. He starts to film its everyday life – but soon becomes drawn to the darker, more mysterious side of the city – its past, its secrets, its ghosts. Gradually he succumbs to obsession.
In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of Istanbul. While Haydar and Isa Altun decide to stay in Turkey with their young children, Davut Altun and his family migrate north to Norway, enlisting the help of smugglers. They eventually reach their destination and find work in a supermarket, but life as refugees proves relentless. Back in Istanbul, Haydar watches over the family as his wife undergoes an operation due to pregnancy complications. Their son makes friends with a group of transvestites, helping him to understand why he has felt different all of his life. While liberating, his newfound identity is seen as a disgrace to the rest of his family, leading him to flee from the abuse it produces.
Celal, 30ish year old writer at a magazine. He is fond of beautiful girls. After getting busted by his girlfriend with another girl,he kicked out from their apartment. He searches for a place to stay and searches a place to stay. He stops by an old, ruined house for a room for rent. He checks the room, he revolts from the mess. While leaving the house, he sees a beautiful girl is living next door… He changes his mind and hires the room. Unaware of strange things will happen in the house.
1960s Turkey countryside. A newly assigned teacher finds out that the solitary village is missing a school. He gets fond of the village people and especially a disabled man. The teacher helps the village to build a new school and educate the children and the disabled man.
A beautiful girl who has everything. Charming, playful, in her own words: ‘too joyful to fall in love.’ A sudden car crash, and her heart stops for a few minutes. When she wakes up, everyone assures ‘every-thing’s alright.’ But she knows it isn’t. Because she cant remember her final month; a September of her life is missing. Leading a trail of hastily covered clues she finds herself in a remote Aegean island. A weird looking, grubby recluse, comes up-to him and proclaims: ‘Don’t you remember me? I’m the man you fell in love with.’ Everything sensible about her screams ‘get out of there’ but she follows her memories right onto the tragic end of a miraculous affair.
Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing Aydin to flee…
A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and marriage will put an end to the blood feud between them.
In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is proving more difficult than expected as Kenan is fuzzy as to the body’s exact location. As the group continues looking, its members can’t help but chat among themselves about both trivia and their deepest concerns in an investigation that is proving more trying than any of them expected.
Esra, Didem ve Zeynep çok yakın arkadaş olmalarına rağmen birbirinden farklı hayatlar sürdüren farklı karakterlere sahip üç kişidir. Sessiz sakin olan Esra, deli dolu olan� Didem ve dominant karaktere sahip olan Zeynep.. Bu üç arkadaştan istikrarlı olarak ilişkisini sürdürebilmiş olan Zeynep’in düğünü hem Esra’nın hem de Didem’in hayatında değişik süprizlere neden olacaktır. İstemediği bir işte yıllardır çalışan Esra bir cesaret örneği göstererek, hayatını değiştirmeye karar verir. Bunun için ilk adımı atar ve işinden istifa eder, kötü giden ilişkisini sona erdirir. Uzun iş aramalarından sonra zar zor iş bulduğu reklam ajansına çalışmaya başlayana Esra’yı bir sürpriz bekliyordur.
A group of intrepid explorers go on a journey of discovery and excitement as they climb and live atop a 17,000ft mountain in Eastern Turkey to conduct a scientific expedition to determine the final resting place of Noah’s Ark. Finding Noah is more than a quest for answers, it is a testament of the human spirit, where belief and the need for exploration transcend risk and limitations.
Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed “Dajjal”, believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance.
In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
125 Years Memory (海難1890 Kainan ) is a 2015 drama film directed by Mitsutoshi Tanaka (ja) and written by Eriko Komatsu (ja).A Japanese-Turkish co-production, the film was released in Japan by Toei on December 5, 2015 and in Turkey by Mars on December 25, 2015. It received ten nominations at the 39th Japan Academy Prize, winning the awards for Best Art Direction and Best Sound Recording.
Ali Senay and Ilber, the two partners of Senay Cüccaciye, sell garden dwarfs. When their company starts to dwindle, they decide to participate in a gardening fair in Sofia with the plan to meet new people from the sector in an attempt to drum up new business. Things don’t go as planned as they find themselves crossing paths with the wrong people hell bent on causing world chaos.
Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.
Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women — a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household — in this study of the possibilities and limitations that exist for women in Turkey today.
Peker Mengen wins the post of mayor in a remote town with the promise of a visit by the prime minister and making the town a province. When the people do not forget his promise, Mengen ends up persuading the prime minister to visit the town with his idiosyncratic methods. After consulting with his advisors, Peker prepares a grandiose welcome ceremony, but when the ceremony gets out of his control, the town of 5000 people suddenly ends up becoming a country, one that is at war with America. As Peker Mengen, his unwillingly married wife Mualla and his advisors try to keep America at bay and struggle with the difficulties of establishing a new country, they even get the help of an alien to achieve their goals.
Ismail’s son, Tarik returns to his village after long years of being away and announces that he is engaged to a Latvian woman named Nugesha and although he doesn’t have the means for it, Ismail still wants to be the one who pays for the expenses of the wedding. Several problems ensue as he tries to make sure that there is enough money for the wedding.
With Istanbul mired in political violence, Kadir is offered release after 15 years in prison if he’ll work as an informant. In a shantytown he stumbles upon his brother Ahmet, working for the city rounding up stray dogs and shutting himself in his home.
Where the Fire Burns is a road story. Ayse who unexpectedly gets sick is taken for an operation urgently. Her family shows a great solidarity for this operation to happen. During the operation, it is found out that the girl is fourteen weeks pregnant. After the successful operation Ayse doesn’t tell who the father of her baby is. The family who tried to ‘‘keep her alive” is now trying to ‘‘kill” her. Osman the father who takes the responsibility to kill her takes a trip with Ayse. While Osman is trying to find a way to poison his daughter, Ayse doesn’t know that she will be killed. This trip of father and daughter continues on getting to know each other and emotion of regret.
This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, married with children; Nerval and her policeman husband.
Produced by Turkey’s biggest animation studio, Anima Istanbul, The Bad Cat is an animated epic for young adults featuring the unforgettably bad cat, Shero and his foul mouthed gang in action. As animals inhabiting streets Shero and his friends are after what anyone else in their notoriously sleazy Istanbul neighborhood wants: debauchery with girls, food and the occasional drinking binge. This ordinary looking day will prove otherwise as their paths cross with humans, things get a little out of hand in hilarious, harsh and unexpected ways. The Bad Cat is an animated 3D feature film that strikes into our heads the epitome of what a bad cat who’s deprived of love and barbeque is capable of. The story involves a sleazy, sexed up cat Shero, discovers he is the father of a bastard son.