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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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Budget:

TRL21,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,738,462
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2.35 : 1
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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): Come let us burn today, so we don't get burned tomorrow. Let us die when we are not dying to avoid death tomorrow. Yunus Emre
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Connections

References Yasli gözler (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Yalnizlik
Music by Sunay Özgür
Arrangement by Sunay Özgür
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The father of the fathers Müslüm Gürses...
4 November 2018 | by mustafa9481See all my reviews

A dramatic life story of Turkey's best arabesque artist. I can really say it's one of the best biography movies in music. If you watch, you can add great things to your life.


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