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A 30 Years Classic Movie to Welcome 10th Year of Internations

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Cinema Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 31 Aug 20:45 - 23:15

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WARNINGS: 1) Like many Istanbulites, I'am out of town this Holiday week, so I'll not be able to make to the movie, so please coordinate your get together with other attendees of this event by commenting below. 2) The movie language is in Turkish without any subtitle.

MOTHERLAND HOTEL - ANAYURT OTELİ - Protected content Prize winner in Venice Film Festival - Best Movie in Istanbul Film Festival '87 & Best Director Winner in Antayla Golden Orange Festival '87!

Dear Cinema Lovers, this September is the month of celebrations for Internations, as our community is now 10 years old; and I could not think of any better cinema activity to welcome September than this Turkish Classic, the Motherland Hotel from Protected content !
The movie details are below in Turkish and in English

Please purchase your ticket online at Protected content
or from the ticket booth (the ticket availability is not guarenteed in the booth)

For full movie catalogue (till mid-September) please check the PDF catalogue of the Uniq Open Air Movie Festival; Protected content
Uniq Istanbul's shuttle service runs from ITU Ayazaga Metro exit,
across Windowist every 30 minutes, you wait on the Windowist exit for a minibus (about 20 seat capacity)

I think the attendees can easily meet at Cakes & Bakes just Protected content before the movie, but we're open to suggestions for another meeting point, as Uniq provides lots of options... Please comment below in this page for suggestions, or tell your spot if you come earlier than rest of us :)
Warm regards, to all...

About the movie - TUR and ENG
Yusuf Atılgan’ın ünlü eserinden, Ömer Kavur’un eliyle beyaz perdeye aktarılmış bu yapım 80’li yıllarda, küçük bir taşra kasabasında kendine kalan hanı işleten Zebercet’e odaklanır. Zebercet, bir akşam Ankara treni ile gelip, otelde tek gece kalan bir kadına karşı giderek saplantıya dönüşen bir tutku geliştirecek ve artık müşteri kabul etmediği otel ise giderek daha boğucu ve daha baskın bir hale gelecektir. Tüm zamanların en iyi yerli yapımlarından kabul edilen Anayurt Oteli, restore edilmiş özel kopyası ile seyirciyle buluşuyor.

Yusuf Atılgan’s famous novel, adapted to silver screen by Ömer Kavur, focuses on Zebercet, a manager at a hotel in a small town village in the 80’s. Zebercet’s passion for a woman who comes with the Ankara train
to stay at his hotel for one night will slowly turn into an obsession. And when he starts denying customers the hotel will become even more suffocating and overwhelming for him. Considered as one of the best examples of Turkish Cinema, Motherland Hotel meets the audience with a special restored copy of the original version.