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Müslüm (2018)

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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

Credited cast:
Timuçin Esen ... Müslüm Gürses (Akbas)
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
Turgut Tuncalp ... Mehmet Akbas
Güven Kiraç Güven Kiraç ... Burhan Bayar
Erkan Kolçak Köstendil ... Night Club Owner
Aleyna Özgeçen Aleyna Özgeçen ... Ayse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Altan Erkekli ... Doctor
Ilber Gurtunca Ilber Gurtunca ... Golden Microphone Competition Announcer
Lebip Gökhan Lebip Gökhan ... Doctor
Mahmoud Kasalkheh Mahmoud Kasalkheh ... Komutan
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Storyline

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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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Muslum Baba See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

TRL 21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

TRL 8,683,174 (Turkey), 28 October 2018
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2.35 : 1
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Müslüm was awarded the Best Film at the Stars of the Year Awards organized by Yildiz Technical University 17th time in 2019. See more »

Connections

References The Crownless King (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Ipek Giyer Yarim
Lyrics and Music by Anonim
Arrangement by Burhan Bayar and Ceyhun Çelik
Performed by Sahin Kendirci
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this is not a drama this is unbearable pain
1 November 2018 | by friendlyclownSee all my reviews

For those who do not know him or the type of music he performed during his early career , he always sang very sad and sorrowful songs , and he sang them so sincerely and effectively, his fans used to cut themselves with razor during his concerts, but he never mentioned about his personal life in front of cameras, but after I watched this film and learned about his story, I can only say, ''wow'' how could he endure such big pain and agony? I dont want to go give away any spoilers, I just can't believe a man can live with such pain you need to watch and see it for yourselves and acting was very good great cast congrats to everyone contributing to this film


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