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Conquest 1453 (2012)
"Fetih 1453" (original title)

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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.

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Devrim Evin ...
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Dilek Serbest ...
Era
Cengiz Coskun ...
Giovanni Giustiniani
Erden Alkan ...
Chandarly Halil Pasha
Recep Aktug ...
Constantine XI
Raif Hikmet Cam ...
Aksemseddin
Naci Adigüzel ...
Granduk Notaras
Sedat Mert ...
Zaganos Pasha
Mustafa Atilla Kunt ...
Sahabettin Pasha
Ozcan Aliser ...
Saruca Pasha
Yilman Babaturk ...
Ishak Pasha
Murat Sezal ...
Isa Pasha
Faik Aksoy ...
Karaca Pasha
Huseyin Santur ...
Baltaoglu Suleiman Pasha
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In 1453, the Byzantine capital of Constantinople is surrounded by Ottoman Turks. The city is but a shadow of its former glory due to the empire's ever receding coffers, while the Ottoman Empire continues to grow rich. After years of tolerating the existance of Byzantium, the ambitious sultan, Mehmet II launches his campaign to end the Byzantine Empire and take Constantinople for the Ottomans, resulting in arguably the greatest siege of that age. Written by conor845

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death | sultan | throne | byzantium | turk | See more »

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The fall of an empire will be the rise of another.


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25 April 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

1453 Завоевание  »

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$4,420 (USA) (9 March 2012)

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$73,882 (USA) (9 March 2012)
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At one point, Giovanni Giustiniani uses a telescope to watch the invading troops. The telescope was not invented in the West until the early-1600s. See more »

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Sultan Mehmed II: Either I will conquer Istanbul or Istanbul will conquer me.
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Don't waste your time
28 September 2012 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

This movie was so bad on so many levels that I don't know where to begin. With all the ads on various Arabic TV channels, I mistakenly assumed that the large marketing budget implied a large production budget. I understand that this was the most expensive Turkish film ever made, and had hoped that this would be reflected in the film, but that was not the case unfortunately. The film focused on the gore of war with very cheap looking fight scenes, that were intended to draw in a male audience. A cheesy forced love story was inserted in to the mix to draw in a female audience. A big problem with the fight scenes was that the two main rivals looked like clones and were always scantily clad and oiled up to reveal their six pack abs, hence it was tough to tell them apart. I was hoping to watch a film similar to "Kingdom of Heaven" even though I knew that such a production budget could not have been matched. This was the antithesis of it. Even the Turkish series "Muhtesem Yuzyil" seems more coherent and expensive when compared to "Fatih 1453".


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