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Muslum (2018)

Müslüm (original title)
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A biopic about turkish vocal artist Müslüm Gürses, drama, childhood, his life.

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Ketche, Can Ulkay
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Timuçin Esen ... Müslüm Gürses
Zerrin Tekindor ... Muhterem Nur
Ayça Bingöl ... Emine Akbas
Erkan Can ... Limoncu Ali
Taner Ölmez Taner Ölmez ... Ahmet Akbas
Erkan Avci ... Bahtiyar
Sahin Kendirci ... Young Müslüm Akbas
Turgut Tuncalp ... Mehmet Akbas
Caner Kurtaran Caner Kurtaran ... Sefer
Goncagül Sunar Goncagül Sunar ... Suzan
Güven Kiraç Güven Kiraç ... Burhan Bayar
Erkan Kolçak Köstendil ... Night Club Owner
Altan Erkekli ... Psychologist
Alper Parlak Alper Parlak ... Child Müslüm Akbas
Vait Çelik Vait Çelik ... Child Ahmet Akbas
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Born into a poor family, witnessed the tragedy of his mother and his baby sister getting killed by his father in front of his eyes, a serious car accident, which he was first pronounced dead that left him partially deaf and gave him gestural and speaking difficulties, which later became part and parcel of his eccentric personality, a tumultuous relationship with a movie actress and singer who is 21 years older than him. Muslum found his redemption in music from the initial trauma that lingered over his musical and personal life as "internalizing the grief. He rose through his ashes of shattered dreams like a phoenix. He walked in darkness, sang songs filled with sorrow which stirred people's souls and created a cult following. They were calling him "Baba" (The Father). First he was the Father of the young, low-income urban misfits or rejects. With his eccentric personality, tender, mournful, resonant unique baritone voice and his unconventional vocal style, lyrics that conceal much of...

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Trivia

At a certain point in the movie, Müslüm is going to buy his brand new red Mercedes. When his driver/manager goes inside to ask where the owner is of the car dealer shop, you see the older version of Müslüm sitting there on the chair, leaning on the table. If you listen carefully you'll also hear him answering the question of the driver/manager asking for where the owner is. He answers with; there he is. See more »

Quotes

Müslüm Gürses (Akbas): Did I get the message across?
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Connections

References Immortal Love (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Haydar Haydar
Lyrics by Baba Sidki
Music by Ali Ekber Çiçek
Arrangement by Sunay Özgür and Ceyhun Çelik
Performed by Timuçin Esen
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Muslum Father's Whole Life was a Drama
1 November 2018 | by thewalkingturkSee all my reviews

One of Turkish arabesque music icon's life story. The story itself is great and acting is perfect. You can taste the pure Turkish arabesque music in this movie.


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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Muslum See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

TRL21,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,738,462
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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