Turkish submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

Turkish Star Wars did not make the cut.

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1.
Dry Summer (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A tobacco farmer tries to ruin his competitors crops by diverting water to his property. (90 mins.)
Director: Metin Erksan
 
2.
Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Baris, a 5 year-old little boy, has to stay in a prison with her mother during her detention period. Baris develops a special relationship with Inci, a young woman who also stays in prison. She promises him that the kite will fly someday. (100 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
 
3.
Piano Piano Kid (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1940's Turkey, the world in the eyes of a child. (81 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
 
4.
The Blue Exile (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(108 mins.)
Director: Erden Kiral
 
5.
Tarzan of Manisa (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ahmet Bedevi, also known as Tarzan of Manisa, was born in 1900 in Baghdad to become a soldier, fighting...
Director: Orhan Oguz
 
6.
The Bandit (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years... (128 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
7.
Salkim Hanim'in Taneleri (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A tax causes lots of pains in Turkey at the second world war times. This movie tells the problems of non muslim people in Turkey... (120 mins.)
 
8.
A Run for Money (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The monotonous life of Selim,a shirt store owner changes when he finds a suitcase full of American dollars in a taxi. (100 mins.)
Director: Reha Erdem
 
9.
Big Man, Little Love (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge! (120 mins.)
Director: Handan Ipekçi
 
10.
9 (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Cops question six people about the rape and murder of a beautiful vagrant (91 mins.)
Director: Ümit Ünal
 
11.
Distant (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After his wife leaves him, a photographer has an existential crisis and tries to cope with his cousin's visit. (110 mins.)
 
12.
Lovelorn (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Idealist Nazim returns home to his family in Istanbul after a 15-year gap away teaching in a remote Kurdish village in eastern Turkey... (142 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
13.
Ice Cream, I Scream (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ali, who is ice cream salesman in Mugla, tries to survive in the face of fierce competition from the big ice cream brands... (100 mins.)
Director: Yüksel Aksu
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14.
Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question. (96 mins.)
Director: Özer Kiziltan
 
15.
Three Monkeys (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A family suffers from a major communication breakdown during their struggle to get through their hardships. (109 mins.)
 
16.
I Saw the Sun (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war... (120 mins.)
 
17.
Honey (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest. (103 mins.)