Original Title: Bir Zamanlar Kibris
English Title: Once Upon A Time in Cyprus
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Genre: Historical, Drama
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: 1 April 2021 –
Production Company: TMC Film
Director: Hakan Inan
Screen Writer: Emre Ozdur, Basar Basaran
Filming Locations: Gazimagusa town of Northern Cyprus
The story takes place in the island of Cyprus in 1963 and shows how the island is divided into two: Turkish part in the north and Greek part in the south.
Dereli family is a well-known family in Cyprus. Kemal Dereli (Ahmet Kural) is a successful gum merchant who lives happily together with his wife Inci (Pelin Karahan), his two daughters, his father Salahi (Ahmet Somers), his mother Sitkiye (Deniz Baytas) and his sister Pembe (Miray Akay).
The life of Dereli family turns upside down due to a terrorist organization named EOKA. When Kemal leaves his hometown to sell his products, his hometown is attacked by EOKA. Dereli family torn apart all of a sudden, Inci and her daughter Muge are taken captive while father Salahi gets injured.Read More »