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Halit Refig (1934–2009)

Halit Refig, Turkish filmmaker, film critic and theoretician and an intellectual was born in Izmir, Turkey in 1934 to an industrial family. He attended Sisli Terakki High School and briefly attended Robert College Engineering Dept. During his military service he started making documentaries in Japan, Korea and Sri Lanka with a Super 8 camera. In ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Istanbul, Turkey

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Madame Director
Birds of Exile Director
Island of Dogs Director


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Other Works:

Sedad Hakki Eldem ve Ulusal Mimarlik for Documentary (1977) See more »

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