Turkish Movie Days 2016 will be held at Helsinki 30.9.-2.10. Come experience the magic of Turkish Cinema! Free entry. All movies have English subtitles.
The event will present five movies. The theme of the movies is love.
Venue: Kino K-13, Kanavakatu 12, Helsinki.
Friday 30.9. at 18.30: Boss wants a happy ending (PATRON MUTLU SON İSTİYOR, 2014)
Saturday 1.10. at 16: The Magician (HOKKABAZ, 2006)
Saturday 1.10. at 18.30: Love loves coincidences (AŞK TESADÜFLERİ SEVER, 2011)
Sunday 2.10. at 16: The Girl With The Red Scarf (SELVİ BOYLUM AL YAZMALIM 1978)
Sunday 2.10. at 18.30: My Brother (KARDEŞİM BENİM, 2016)
Information about the movies:
Boss wants a happy ending
Boss wants a happy ending is filmed in beautiful Cappadocia. Sinan falls in love with the fiancée of his former friend, and current nemesis, and at the same time he should finish a move script with a happy ending to his boss. Are happy endings possible for both stories?
Director: Kivanc Baruonu, Writer: Yilmaz Erdogan
The Magician is a comedy of juggler Iskender who goes on a dangerous trip with his dad and his best friend Maradona to collect money for an eye surgery. The movie was short-listed for Turkey’s official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 80th Academy Awards. The main role is played by co-director and writer Cem Yilmaz, who is a famous stand-up comedian and cartoonist.
Director: Ali Taner Baltacı, Cem Yılmaz, Writer: Cem Yılmaz
Love loves coincidences
Love loves coincidences is a love story of Özgür and Deniz who were born in the same day. It’s a heart-breaking story; how destiny brings together and separates young lovers time and time again, and how they meet again after 25 years in Istanbul.
Director: Ömer Faruk Sorak, Writer: Nuran Evren Sit
In My brother (KARDEŞİM BENİM, 2016), two handsome singer brothers brothers take a journey with their dead father’s old car in order to carry out his bequest which is to sing at a wedding in Urla.
Director: Mert Baykal, Writer: Zafer Külünk
The girl With The Red Scarf
On the Facebook site of Turkki.fi fans voted The girl With the Red Scarf (SELVİ BOYLUM AL YAZMALIM 1978), directed by Atif Yilmaz, as the classic movie of the festival. It’s the story of Asya, who faces a difficult choice. Does she end up choosing her old love Ilyas, with whom she has a child, or Cemsit, who has been taking care of her and her son Samet for years?
Director: Atıf Yılmaz, writer: Ali Özgentürk