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Tarzan of Manisa (1994)

Ahmet Bedevi, also known as Tarzan of Manisa, was born in 1900 in Baghdad to become a soldier, fighting in the War of Independence and honored with a medal. He returned to a ruined and ... See full summary »

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Orhan Oguz

Writer:

Nuray Oguz
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Talat Bulut ... Ahmet Bedevi 'Tarzan of Manisa'
Serap Saglar Serap Saglar
Pinar Afsar Pinar Afsar
Ayton Sert Ayton Sert
Kutay Köktürk Kutay Köktürk
Özlem Savas Özlem Savas
Nihat Nikerel Nihat Nikerel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Murat Ergür Murat Ergür ... Emin
Ali Kudret Çetin Ali Kudret Çetin ... Milletvekili
Nurettin Özel Nurettin Özel ... Bürokrat
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Ahmet Bedevi, also known as Tarzan of Manisa, was born in 1900 in Baghdad to become a soldier, fighting in the War of Independence and honored with a medal. He returned to a ruined and destroyed Manisa in 1923. Bedevi started working at the Municipality as a fireman and a gardener. He became the pioneer and symbol of planting activities. Because of the soft climate of the area, he first wore a vest and trousers and then he started wandering about in the town in his shorts. The people of Manisa saw his resemblance to Tarzan because of his clothes, and always cherished him with love. Tarzan of Manisa lived in the mount Spilylus, ignoring all his individual needs but working for a greener environment. He died on 31st May, 1963. However, he has never been forgotten by the locals; on the contrary, he was immortalized for the things he did for Manisa and people followed his example. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

16 December 1994 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Manisa tarzanı See more »

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Promete Film See more »
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Official submission of Turkey for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 67th Academy Awards in 1995. See more »

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