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The Protector 

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Given mystical powers by a talismanic keepsake, a young man embarks on a quest to fight shadowy forces and solve a mystery from his past.

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Binnur Karaevli
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Çagatay Ulusoy ...  Hakan Demir 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Hazar Ergüçlü ...  Zeynep Erman 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Okan Yalabik ...  Faysal Erdem 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Ayça Aysin Turan ...  Leyla Sancak 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Yurdaer Okur ...  Kemal Erman 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Burçin Terzioglu ...  Rüya 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Mehmet Kurtulus ...  Mazhar Dragusha 9 episodes, 2018
Saygin Soysal ...  Mergen 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Çigdem Selisik Onat ...  Azra 8 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

A young man discovers that he has special powers. Now it is necessary to learn to use these forces in order to protect the city and all humanity against the dark forces that want to destroy Istanbul. In this journey there is no other choice but to act with his friends who will help him. Written by ahmetkozan

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Taglines:

Never doubt your power. See more »

Genres:

Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

Turkey

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Protector See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Runtime:

| (Entire season 1)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Netflix)

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Trivia

The Protector is based on N. Ipek Gokdel's fantasy novel "Karakalem ve Bir Delikanlinin Tuhaf Hikayesi (A Strange Story of Charcoal and a Young Man)". See more »

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Faysal: Sometimes it's better to don't know than to little know.
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An Honest review by a solid Englishman
18 December 2018 | by interaxcontractsSee all my reviews

The only way to review foreign titles on the international market is directly and honestly. Too many reviews will be by patriots of their country and to be fair that can be expected, but we all need to know the broader perspective!

So, to start, it is in Turkish with English subs. I watch a lot of international titles and if you can handle sub titles, then you are doing yourself proud, because there are many excellent stories out there if you can!

The main character is above average in the way he presents as a lead hero. I say that, because when you look his character he is a historical hero, not a superhero, ( though he does have superpowers! ) This makes him different from Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Dare Devil etc etc. His acting is excellent, he is solid, believable and credible. And above all, LIKEABLE !

The acting is very good generally and easily on par with anything produced in the West, (bearing in mind this is a Netflix sponsored production). The characters are well rounded and present very well.

The filming is average an again on par with Western production, but not over emphasising 'breath taking' back drops to divert from the story or to ram Turkish culture down your throat. Many foreign productions do seem to do that as if tourism is more the angle than the story itself!

All in all the premise of the story is good and I have found the flavour of the whole show enjoyable and most importantly NOT CHEESY !!

If you want low quality cheese the watch BLACK LIGHTNING.


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