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Director Hasan Karacadag argues that he tried to create a model of a Turkish-Islamic horror film and that he would make the world recognize this model, of which he sees "Semum" as the first... See full summary »

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Director Hasan Karacadag argues that he tried to create a model of a Turkish-Islamic horror film and that he would make the world recognize this model, of which he sees "Semum" as the first example. "Semum" stars Ayça inci, Burak Hakki and Cem Kurtoglu in the lead roles and recounts the true story of a woman who lives in Izmir. "Semum" will be compared with "The Exorcist" and inci will be compared with Linda Blair, the director says, noting that the Turkish horror films made so far have been far from satisfactory. Written by today's zaman

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And Exorcism meet Islam!...Very good Movie.
19 February 2008 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

Semum is an exceptionally good film.OK,I have to say,The story of 'SEMUM' is very original and pretty different from the American horror classic 'The Exorcist'.I would have given 10 out of 10, but some of the acting is not top class, so that brings it down to 9 out of 10 for me. This movie really has a very good intentions,the directing and photography is done here is great. Although if you liked the movie Exorcism of Emily rose I think you will also enjoy this one! They're not similar, not story-wise, but pacing-wise! The scenes of cat and edit of dreams and nightmares was excellent!...For Turkish Cinema we can say the Visual and sound effects are great!When the creature was talking in the dark-red dimension I fell some Islamic myths and dark beliefs so strongly.From start to ending It has good characters, a good story and a good directing. And yes, it gives real eerie and chills...I recommend to everyone.


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