Cinema Escapist

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Turkey

The Rise and Fall of the Turkish “Mockbuster”

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Cult Film enthusiast Timon Singh explores the strange story of how Turkey became the home of cinema’s most curious rip-offs.

This movie helps explain why Turkey and Japan are such good friends

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"Ertugrul 1890" reveals how it all starts with a century-old disaster.

A talk about kitties with the director of “Kedi”

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Ceyda Torun discusses her documentary about Istanbul’s street cats.