Drama

Uprightness (Iffet)

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Original Title: Iffet
English Title: Uprightness
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 40
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: September 17, 2011 – September 24, 2012
Production Company: Goldfilm
Director: Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: Can Sinan, Mujgan Kayserli, Zulkuf Yucel

Synopsis
Iffet (Deniz Cakir) is a beautiful and innocent girl who lives in a poor neighborhood with her father Ahmet (Mehmet Celik) and her sister. Her father is so mean and tough towards Iffet. He does not want her to go out, speak with boys, wear chic clothes and so on. Despite these strict rules within the family, Iffet secretly meets her boy friend Cemil (Ibrahim Celikkol).

Cemil is a young and handsome taxi driver who loves Iffet so much and wants to be together with her all the time. One day, Iffet attends to a wedding ceremony in her neighborhood. Almost everyone in the same nighborhood including Cemil come to this wedding. While Iffet’s father is hanging out with his friends, Iffet and Cemil secretly leave the ceremony and go inside the forest in order to speak for a while. There, Cemil looses his control and rape Iffet.

This tragedy not only transforms the life of Iffet but also that of other people. After this tragedy, Iffet tries to forgive Cemil and wants to get married to him as soon as possible. However, nothing happens as expected. Cemil cruelly leaves Iffet and gets married to another woman just for money. Meanwhile, Iffet’s father learns her daughter’s relationship with Cemil and sends her away. Now, Iffet only wants one thing in this world: revenge.

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Lightning Within The House (Eve Dusen Yildirim)

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Original Title: Eve Dusen Yildirim
English Title: Lightning Within The House
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 22
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: March 9, 2012 – October 15, 2012
Production Company: Medyapim
Director: Mehmet Bahadir Er
Screen Writer: Meryem Gul

Synopsis
Muazzez (Gizem Karaca) is a beautiful and young girl who loses her father and becomes all alone in this world. After her father’s death, she struggles with the difficulties in her life but she never loses her hope. She thinks that she does not have any relative, for this reason, she tries to stand on her own legs. However, she has an uncle whom she has never met. Her uncle has been angry at Muazzez’s father for a very long time that’s why, he has never seen Muazzez. When Muazzez loses her father, her uncle decides to look after her nephew and sends his older son Namik (Murat Han) to find her. Namik explains everything to Muazzez and bring her to Istanbul. Now, Muazzez has a new life in this beautiful city. She starts to live with her uncle, her cousin Sait (Mehmetcan Mincinozlu), Namik and his wife Sayeste (Seda Akman).

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Ottomon Empire: Rebellion (Bir Zamanlar Osmanli: Kiyam) Tv Series

Ottomon Empire: Rebellion (Bir Zamanlar Osmanli: Kiyam) Tv Series

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Original Title: Bir Zamanlar Osmanli Kiyam
English Title: Once Upon a Time in the Ottomon Empire: Rebellion
Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Action, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 20
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: January 07, 2012 – December 17, 2012
Production Company: Hersey Film
Director: Altan Donmez
Screen Writer: Ertan Kurtulan, Hilal Yildiz, Gursel Korat, Abdullah Akin

Synopsis
The story takes place in the 18th century when III. Ahmet is the sultan of Ottomon Empire. During that period, Ottomon Empire is exposed to lots of foreign provocations. One of the biggest provocations derives from Iran.

In order to take over Ottomon Empire, Iranian Shah makes a plan and sends his son to Istanbul. He wants to make his son as the next sultan of the Ottomon Empire. To fulfill this plan, he gets the help of Kasim (Tolga Karel) and his sister Canseza (Asli Tandogan) who are the enemy of the Ottomon Empire.

Kasim and Canseza always want to take their revenge from Ottomon Empire because they have lost their father for no reason under this regime. They decide to become partner with Iranian Shah and by this way, try to collapse the Ottomon Empire.

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Game of Silence – Sleepers (Suskunlar) Tv Series

Game of Silence - Sleepers (Suskunlar) Tv Series

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Original Title: Suskunlar
English Title: Sleepers
Also Known As: Game of Silence (Usa), Silence Game, Tihi momci
Genre: Action, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 28
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: January 07, 2012 – December 02, 2012
Production Company: Tims Production
Director: Umur Turagay, Cagatay Tosun, Cagri Lostuvali
Screen Writer: Pinar Bulut
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Ecevit (Murat Yildirim), Bilal (Sarp Akkaya), Zeki (Tuncay Mercan), and Ibrahim (Guven Murat Akpinar) are four young boys who are close friends and are living in the same neighborhood. There is also a beautiful girl, Ahu (Asli Enver), who is in love with Ecevit.

These four boys have a normal life just like any other child. They have dreams and at the same time, they have the ambition and energy to fulfill these dreams. However, one day, their lives turn upside down. One tragedy changes everything and ends their happy lives.

During the circumcision ceremony, Bilal really scares and asks his friends for help. They decide to escape from the house and hide for a while until Bilal calms down. However, they are accidentally involved in a car accident. They kill an old man while driving a car and this one mistake transforms their lives.

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Angels Bless You (Melekler Korusun)

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Original Title: Melekler Korusun
English Title: Angels Bless You
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Episodes: 73
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: January 1, 2009 – August 6, 2010
Production Company: Timur Savci
Director: Cevriye Demir, Kerem Cakiroglu
Screen Writer: Eylem Canpolat, Sema Ergenekon

Synopsis
Melek (Humeyra Akbay) is a hardworking woman who lives with her daughter, Ipek (Ozge Ozpirinci). They have a cozy house in a small town in Turkey. Melek works as a tailor and struggles to raise her daughter in a proper way as much as possible. She knows how hard it is to survive in this world without a good occupation. That’s why she wants her daughter to go to the medical school, to become a nurse, and to have a stable job. However, Ipek dreams to go to Istanbul and to become an actress.

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The Little Lady (Kucuk Hanimefendi)

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Original Title: Kucuk Hanimefendi
English Title: The Little Lady
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 40
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: February 25, 2011 – March 2, 2012
Production Company: At Yapim Atalay Tasdiken
Director: Serpil Kurtca
Screen Writer: Muazzez Tahsin Berkand, Hakan Haksun, Yelda Eroglu, Mert Mericli

Synopsis
Neriman (Cansu Tosun) is a young girl who lives with her step mother and step sister. After her father’s death, she could not have a normal life. Because of her step mother, she becomes addicted to depression pills and she could not believe that she would be a normal girl again.

Neriman quits her education, spends all her time in her small room and is not allowed to speak with anybody else except her nanny Nevres (Zeynep Irgat). The only person that she can trust in this world is her nanny who lives with her and never leaves her alone despite the hardships in the house.

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The End (Son) Tv Series

The End (Son) Tv Series

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Original Title: Son
English Title: The End
Also Known As: Runner, Yeh Hai Meri Kahani, لغز الماضي , Lögnen
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 25
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: January 7, 2012 – July 7, 2012
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Uluc Bayraktar
Screen Writer: Berkun Oya

Synopsis
Aylin (Nehir Erdogan) is a beautiful married woman and loves her husband Selim (Yigit Ozsener) so much. They have a wonderful life: they are rich, they are successful at their works, and they have a 7 year-old son. Their life is just perfect. However, this perfect life turns upside down after Selim’s business trip to Frankfurt, Germany.

Before this business trip, they organize a birthday party for their son. They invite their loved ones. Their close friend Halil (Engin Altan Duzyatan) also comes to the party with his wife Alev (Berrak Tuzunatac).

Halil is both a business partner of Aylin at the architecture company and a childhood friend of Selim. They have spent their childhood together and Halil’s parents have raised Selim when he lost his parents and his twin in a traffic accident. Unfortunately, unlike his close friend, Halil is not happy at his marriage with Alev. They have lots of discussions and they are on the verge of divorce.

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My Mom (Annem) Tv Series

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Original Title: Annem
English Title: My Mom
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 64
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: August 30, 2007 – May 28, 2009
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: Gamze Ozer
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Zeynep (Vahide Gordum) and Musa (Talat Bulut) meet at university and fall in love with each other. They get married and live happilly afterwards. However, this happiness continues only for 3 years. After 3 years of their marriage, Zeynep discovers her husband’s betrayal during her pregnancy. She never forgives her husband and gets divorced from him without telling about the baby.

After divorce, Zeynep starts a new life. She moves to her father’s small house and tries to survive through selling meatballs in the bazaar. She suffers a lot while raising her daugher Gonca (Duygu Yetis) but never gives up working hard.

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The Tulip Age (Lale Devri)

The Tulip Age (Lale Devri) Turkish Tv Series

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Original Title: Lale Devri
English Title: The Tulip Age
Also Known As: Polje lala, Láska v Istanbule, Lale, Лале, لاله دوره, Сезони на любовта, Junoon Tere Pyar Ka, و حب في مهب الريح
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 135
Broadcast Network: Show TV, Fox TV
Broadcast Period: September 14, 2010 – February 8, 2014
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Kemal Uzun, Merve Girgin, Yasin Uslu
Screen Writer: Berfu Soner, Eylem Canbolat, Isil Sonmez Sarhan, Sema Ergenekon, Sebnem Citak

Synopsis
A wealthy Ilgaz family is a typical conservative Anatolian family which is very successful and at the peak of their business. The only son of Ilgaz family is Cinar (Tolgahan Sayisman) who is very handsome and successful. Cinar is very respectful to his mother Ikbal (Gul Onat) and his uncle Necip (Kenan Bal) who are stick to traditions and would do anything to keep the family together.

On the other hand, Taskiran family is a long-established,wealthy and modern family from Istanbul. After the death of the family patriarch, Taskiran family faces with bankruptcy. The mother of the family, Zumrut (Hatice Aslan) is an ambitious person and would do anything to keep her standards high. She has two girls Lale (Emina Sandal) and Yesim (Serenay Sarikaya).

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The Girl Named Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum – I Named Her Feriha)

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Original Title: Adini Feriha Koydum
English Title: I Named Her Feriha
Also Known As: Fariha, أسميتها فريحة , Огледален свят, فریحہ , Djevojka imena Feriha, Feriha, Сила кохання Феріхи(Force of Feriha’s love), Фериха, Zvala se Feriha, El Secreto de Feriha, A Girl Named Feriha, The Girl Named Feriha
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 67
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: January 7, 2011 – June 29, 2012
Production Company: MED Yapim
Director: Merve Girgin, Baris Yos
Screen Writer: Melis Civelek, Sirma Yanik

The Girl Named Feriha Tv Series Synopsis:
Feriha (Hazal Kaya) is a clever and beautiful young girl who lives in a luxury neighbourhood but belongs to a poor family. Her father (Metin Cekmez) works as a maintenance guy in a big apartment block where the management provides them a small living place , at the grand floor of the building.

Feriha’s mother (Vahide Gordum) also helps her father through working as a cleaning lady in the same block. Feriha lives with her parents and her twin brother and sometimes helps her parents to do apartment chores. She collects the trashes, cleans the apartment stairs and carries out the orders of the residents.

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