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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)

R | | Drama, War | 10 March 2017 (USA)
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This movie is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.

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Joseph Ruben

Writer:

Jeff Stockwell

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michiel Huisman ... Ismail
Hera Hilmar ... Lillie
Josh Hartnett ... Jude
Ben Kingsley ... Woodruff
Haluk Bilginer ... Khalil Bey
Affif Ben Badra ... Christapor
Paul Barrett ... Mr. Rowe
Jessica Turner ... Mrs. Rowe
Peter Hosking ... Mr. Clemson
Selçuk Yöntem Selçuk Yöntem ... Melih Pasha
Eliska Slansky Eliska Slansky ... Aghavni
Hasan Say Hasan Say ... Ahmet
Deniz Kilic Flak Deniz Kilic Flak ... Zoya
Aysen Sümercan Aysen Sümercan ... Aghavni's Grandmother
Murat Seven Murat Seven ... Leader
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Storyline

A strong-willed young woman, who, frustrated by on-going injustice at home, leaves the U.S. after meeting Jude, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire. A world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become World War I. There, she finds her loyalty to Jude and the mission's founder tested when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a Lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army. Now, with invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war, she must make a decision if she wants to be what other people want her to be, or to be herself.

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In a land on the brink of war the most dangerous place to be is in love.

Genres:

Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some war violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Turkey | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ottoman Lieutenant See more »

Filming Locations:

Cappadocia, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$149,830, 12 March 2017

Gross USA:

$240,978

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$413,844
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Trivia

Sir Ben Kingsley and Hera Hilmar appeared in An Ordinary Man (2017). See more »

Goofs

The island with the 10th Century church on the Lake Van is referred, or rather pronounced several times as the "Ahtamar Island" whereas the correct name is "Akdamar". See more »

Quotes

Melih Pasha: Let us be honest with each other. Your name and your charme have carried you this far. But now it's time for you to prove yourself.
Ismail: Allright.
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Armenian genocide, Turkish delight
14 August 2017 | by captainwhiteboiiSee all my reviews

This film is a joke. Some Turks financed this film as a response to 'the Promise', recent film about Armenian Genocide and rescue at Musa Dagh. Interestingly, story takes place in Van, one place where Armenians showed some measly resistance to Turkish aggression, and where Russians had brief military success. That was enough for Turks who made this thing to depict extermination of 1.5 MILLION! Armenians as a conflict between two sides.

The reason why this film has such a high rating is because it was ten-voted by denialist Turks and their Muslim brothers from elsewhere. That's the same reason why 'the Promise' sits at 6.0, although lot more filmmaking skill and effort went into that movie.

If you're just a regular moviegoer and you liked this film, you should be aware you've consumed an ill-intentioned propaganda piece. A romance to hide uncountable mass graves.

Josh Hartnett how do you sleep at night? Are you really that dumb that you didn't have an idea what have you contributed to? Or you just snatched the dough and ran.

The purpose of Hartnett in this film was to make Turks warm around their hearts when pretty American girl choose one of theirs instead of an American pretty boy.

Embarrassment and humiliation for everyone involved.


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