Iskender Büyük is accused of treachery and coup, and standing trial at constitutional court. This story about "GLADIO Organization" is being told from point of view of a deceived insider, and an ex-Special Forces Lt. Iskender Büyük.
A continuation series of Osman Sinav's The Wolves Of The Valley. This produce focuses on politics, National Security and Regional Middle East problems. The Wolves of The Valley: Ambush ... See full summary »
Polat Alemdar and his friends continue to struggle, in the last two seasons against MAFIA, but in this season against the terrorists organizations, in a particular PKK, Kurdish organization... See full summary »
Yusuf Miroglu and his fiancee Zeynep goes to Diyarbakir to attend at the wedding of Cemal, who is his close friend from military service. Cemal gets killed by mysterious assassination ... See full summary »
April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against ... See full summary »
After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.
This film was the the subject of heated discussions in Germany. Originally it was rated "Not under 18" by the FSK, but distributor Maxximum appealed this decision which resulted in a "Not under 16" rating. Then the film became a success, especially amongst turkish teenagers. The success resulted in massive media coverage. This in turn resulted in broad discussions from politicians (especially from the Bavarian conservative CSU party), youth organisations etc. about the films "Anti-American statements" and their influence on youngsters. After another appeal (from the minister for family and integration from Northrhine Westphalia) the FSK raised the rating back to the original "Not under 18". See more »
During the final firefight when Polat sneaks up behind an American, the American turns and can be heard firing his rifle, however there is no muzzle flash visible. See more »
I am currently posted in Turkey and as TEXAN I had to watch this movie!! Not being Liberal-Pinkie I kept an open mind and I would recommend YOU watch this movie when it is released on DVD. It is easy to BLOG from where you sit and not realise that Turkey is in the "Valley of Wolves". 30,000 people have died due to terror and the 91 Gulf war nearly bankrupted the Turkish Economy. So it is unfair to put any blame on Turkey or the Turkish people for their sentiment.
Keep in mind that Turkey and Israel conduct joint military operations, assist each other with regards to armaments upgrades. No need to explain that the biggest threat to Turkey comes from religious and Kurdish terrorists. Please note that I said religious fanatics and not Muslim -Islamic fanatics.
In fact the movie stresses this difference. The movie repeatedly shows near "news release" events over the past 3 yrs ..., arrest of Turkish Allies, Abu Ghraib, the "Wedding Incident" etc. None seemed fictional to me (yes the movie is shockingly brutal) No true friend or Ally can be expected to back the other 100%. This is ever more true when one has been brutalised. The Turkish proverb " A frank ( blunt speaking) friend is better than a flattering fool" comes to mind.
A Democratic- Secular Turkey is the LAST BEST hope for US (aka Western World). You can be assured that behind the scenes Turkey has logistically supported US troops far more than anyone cares to admit. Well maybe the 2004 bombings in Istanbul showed that Al Qaida felt that the Turks had to punished.
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