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 »
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.
A detective story which takes place in the 19th century in Istanbul in the Ottoman era. A successful police officer, Filinta Mustafa, and a charismatic and successful Khadi (a high level ... See full summary »
Faruk Yazici (Erdal Besikcioglu) is the idealist governor of the Aegean city of Denizli, where a team of engineers from the Turkish Mining Exploration Institute (MTA) have recently ... See full summary »
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, American soldiers are seen using the M72 LAW antitank weapon. This weapon was phased out by the US military in the early 1980s and has since been replaced by the M136 AT4. See more »
The film compresses a series of proved (in some cases alleged) atrocities by American soldiers in Iraq into a single story line. Fine. I have no problem with that, and it works pretty well because what is portrayed in the film rings bells of recognition by the viewer. We all know about Abu Ghraib about massacres at wedding parties about people dying of suffocation in closed transport trucks about rogue soldiers.
So is it propaganda? Maybe. But so what? It's no worse than the hundreds of American "action" films over the past several decades that targeted Eastern Europeans, Arabs, Muslims, Iranians, Russians, Latin Americans .basically, the rest of the non-American world.
I liked it.
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