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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

Müslüm was awarded the Best Film at the Stars of the Year Awards organized by Yildiz Technical University 17th time in 2019. See more »

Quotes

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

References Bilen kazaniyor (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Yalnizlik
Music by Sunay Özgür
Arrangement by Sunay Özgür
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Timucin Esen's great perfomance
9 November 2018 | by goksenin-kurtarSee all my reviews

Although great performance of Esen, film has a weak story. Sudden pass from his teenager years to adult was very disappointing. Some parts of the film is rather than a film story it seems like documentary or vice versa . Also a paragraph for the young actor Sahin Kendirci (young Muslum). I congratulate him from heart for his great performance which made us cry. Zerin Tekindor was perfect in the role of Muhterem Nur.

As a result, rather than story great performances saves the film being a bad one


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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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Budget:

TRL21,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,738,462
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Stereo

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2.35 : 1
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