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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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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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): Mrs. Muhterem everyone is born in heaven some people grow up in hell.
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Connections

References Gözleri ömre bedel (1964) 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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better than I expected
1 November 2018 | by NuridemirkubuzSee all my reviews

I've watched other films of the director. There was'nt sense of cinema. They looked like a TV show. But, This is not a movie. You feel the sense of cinema. if only, the songs were short. disrupts realism.


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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:

$13,700,403
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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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