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Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) Tv Series

Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) Tv Series

Original Title: Elveda Rumeli
English Title: Farewell Rumelia
Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Comedy
Episodes: 83
Seasons: 3
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: September 20, 2007 – October 19, 2009
Production Company: Adam Film
Director: Serdar Akar
Screen Writer: Ali Can Yaras, Ozge Efendioglu, Nuran Evren Sit
Filming Locations: Monastery, Macedonia

Rumeli which literally means ‘The Land of the Romans’ is the name given by Turks to the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Balkans. The ‘Roman’ refers to in that is not the citizen of Roman Empire. It is the respectful Turkish tag given to Orthodox Christians.

Farewell Rumeli (Elveda Rumeli) is a comedy/drama series that nostalgically reminisces the period that would see the collapse of the Ottoman Empire through the ordinary lives of the members of a Turkish family in Macedonia.

Ramiz (Erdal Ozyagcilar), his wife Fatma (Sebnem Sonmez) and their five daughters live barely in a small village affiliated to Pursican county of Macedonia in 1896. Ramiz works as a milkman and wants nothing more than to find appropriate grooms for his precious daughters.

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Lady’s Farm (Hanimin Ciftligi)

Lady's Farm (Hanimin Ciftligi) Tv Series

Original Title: Hanimin Ciftligi
English Title: Lady’s Farm
Also Known As:
Genre: History, Drama
Episodes: 70
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: September 4, 2009 – June 17, 2011
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: Hurer Ebeoglu, Elif Usman, Zulkuf Yucel

Poor girl named Gullu (Ozgu Namal) works in a factory of powerful and rich Muzaffer (Mehmet Aslantug) who owns vast estates in Adana (a city in southern Turkey). She is constantly abused by her father, Cemsir (Mehmet Cevik) and her brother. Gullu is in love with Kemal (Caner Cindoruk) who works at the same factory as a mechanic and they plan to get married. However, Gullu’s father wants her to marry the nephew of the factory owner, Ramazan (Necip Memili) who offers a lot of money in return. The story gets more complicated when Muzaffer spots Gullu and falls madly in love with her. Now, Gullu is in the middle of the road to prosperity, power, and to the lady’s farm.

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Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) Tv Series

Muhtesem Yuzyil - Magnificent century tv series

Original Title: Muhtesem Yuzyil
English Title: Magnificent Century
Also Known As: Suleimán – El Gran sultán, Hareem al Sultan, حريم السلطان (Hareem Elsultan), حرم سلطان (Hurrem Sultan), Sulejmani i Madhërishëm, El Sultán, Σουλεϊμάν ο Μεγαλοπρεπής (Souleiman o Megaloprepis), Szulejmán, HaSultan, Hürrem Aur Sultan
Genre: History, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 139
Broadcast Network: Show TV & Star Tv
Broadcast Period: January 5, 2011 – June 11, 2014
Production Company: Tims Production
Director: Yagmur Taylan, Durul Taylan
Screen Writer: Meral Okay, Yilmaz Sahin

Suleyman (Halit Ergenc) is a young man who is very handsome and fond of study. He learns the death of his father while he is hunting with his close friend Ibrahim (Okan Yalabik). Upon the death of his father, Suleyman enters Istanbul and accedes to the throne as the tenth Ottoman Sultan. His life changes radically, he becomes the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. Also, he will be known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent and in the East, as the Lawgiver for his complete reconstruction of the Ottoman legal system.

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Remember Darling (Hatirla Sevgili)

Past Times - Remember Darling (Hatirla Sevgili) Tv Series

Original Title: Hatirla Sevgili
English Title: Remember Darling
Also Known As: Past Times, Stormy Love (English)
Genre: History, Romance
Episodes: 68
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: October 27, 2006 – June 6, 2008
Production Company: Sis Yapim
Director: Ummu Burhan, Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: Nilgun Ones, Sebnem Citak, Aylin Aliberen

Sevket (Avni Yalcin) and Riza (Engin Senkan) are childhood friends but they develop opposite political views as they grow up. Sevket becomes a public prosecutor who supports the leftist Republican People’s Party whereas Riza becomes a member of a right wing Democratic Party. This situation results in an animosity between them although they are childhood friends and close neighbors.

Sevket’s son, Ahmet (Cansel Elcin), who is a young, handsome and well-educated lawyer, heads back to Turkey after studying abroad. Ahmet meets Riza’s older daughter, Yasemin (Beren Saat) after years of absence and falls in love with her who has a crush on him for years. Their tender love story turns into a tragic love story when both of their families disagree for their relationship.

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The Rose and the Thorn (Cemberimde Gul Oya) Tv Series

The Rose and the Thorn (Cemberimde Gul Oya) Tv Series

Original Title: Cemberimde Gul Oya
English Title: The Rose and the Thorn
Also Known As: Eklil El Ward (Arabic)
Genre: History, Romance
Episodes: 40
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: September 3, 2004 – July 1, 2005
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Cagan Irmak
Screen Writer: Fikret Bekler, Kerim Ceylan, Sertac Ergin, Cagan Irmak, Nihan Kucukural
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Yurdanur (Ozge Ozberk) is far from the war between leftist and rightist but one day while going to the cinema she loses her closest friend in middle of the fight.

In a street of scattering crowd and open fire, she meets a leftist guy, Mehmet (Mehmet Ali Nuroglu) who helps her. They fall completely into each other, although Mehmet is known as anarchist and Yurdanur is the daughter of the rightist Turkish deputy.

Yurdanur’s parents Dincer (Kenan Bal) and Sema (Isil Yucesoy) don’t approve of their relationship. However, Yurdanur, girl of a rich family, finds it worth loving a different man than loving money like her father, Dincer.

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Time Flies (Oyle Bir Gecer Zaman Ki)


Original Title: Oyle Bir Gecer Zaman ki
English Title: Time Flies
Also Known As: As Time Goes By; Mar de Amores
Genre: Drama, Family
Episodes: 120
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: September 14, 2010 – June 18, 2013
Production Company: D Production
Director: Zeynep Gunay Tan
Screen Writer: Coskun Irmak

Ali Akarsu (Erkan Petekkaya) is a sea captain who is constantly away from his home in Istanbul. He has four children: Berrin (Yildiz Cagri Atiksoy), Aylin (Farah Zeynep Abdullah), Mete (Aras Bulut Iynemli), and the youngest son Osman (Emir Berke Zincidi). What keeps these four children together is Cemile (Ayca Bingol), the long time partner and wife of Ali.

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