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Cinema writes a script for success 9 juin 2009

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Financial Times (UK), 9/06/2009, Surveys Turkey, p. 4

By Pelin Turgut

Television soaps are setting an example to film makers, says Pelin Turgut. Blond, blue-eyed and possessed of a boyish charm, Turkish actor Kivanc Tatlitug – a former model – has been called the Middle East’s Brad Pitt. (suite…)

Turkey’s films embrace east and west 15 mai 2009

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Variety (USA), Fri., May 15, 2009,

By Ali Jaafar

Filmmakers dig into country’s complex story. It is a measure of Turkey’s strategically important geographic position that when U.S. President Barack Obama visited the country in April, it could be counted as both the final leg of his European tour and his first visit to a Muslim country. (suite…)