Istanbul Cinema Museum and Historical Atlas Cinema will present very special films to moviegoers with two different selections throughout August. In the selection prepared with the theme of “Turkish Fantasy Film Generation”, master directors Metin Erksan's “Angel of Revenge” and Atıf Yılmaz's “My Friend is the Devil” will be able to be watched. One of the most notable directors of the last period, Can Evrenol's film “Fairy” is also included in the selection.
The series prepared by Atlas 1948 Cinema in cooperation with “BaşkaSinema” will meet with the audience between 21-26 August. In the program, along with the cult movie “Sprited Away” by Hayao Miyazaki, the famous name of the anime, Win Wenders' “Paris, Texas”, Matt Ross's “Captain Fantastic”, Sebastian Schipper's “Victoria”, Noah Baumbach “Frances Ha ” and Jim Jarmusch's “Only Lovers Left Alive” movies will be able to be watched.
Very special films from the history of cinema await art lovers in the historical atmosphere of Atlas Cinema.
Turkish Fantasy Film Generation
Thursday, August 12
16:00 and 19:00 Sessions Angel of Vengeance (Female Hamlet) / 86 min Drama – Fantastic
1976 The story of Hamlet, whose father was killed, has been the subject of countless adaptations since the day it was written by Shakespeare. The peculiarity of this adaptation is that it belongs to Metin Erksan, one of the most original and masterful voices of Turkish cinema. Moreover, Hamlet is a woman. It is played by Fatma Girik.
Director and Screenwriter: Metin Erksan
Friday, August 13
16:00 and 19:00 Session My Friend Satan / 88 mins Comedy – Musical – Fantasy
1988 Fatih, who is a good musician and wants to be discovered, makes a living by doing small stage works with his band he founded with his friends. Meanwhile, his only dream is to attract attention in the market and to do important work. However, in the places where he practices his profession, no one sees and appreciates the talent of the young man. Fatik, a lonely and secretive young man, meets Satan in a fantastic way one day. In this extraordinary encounter, Satan tells him to sell his soul to him so that he can give him his dreams… Atıf Yılmaz's film, which contains important social observations, satire and strong humor, is one of the most important works of our fantastic cinema.
Yönetmen: Atif Yilmaz Screenwriter: Umit Unal
Saturday, August 14
16:00 and 19:00 Session Fairy // 97 min Adventure – Fantasy, 2020
The film tells the story of a girl who was born without a mouth after an explosion. Peri is a girl who was born without a mouth due to the explosion at the power plant. Living in the forest in a quarantined town, Peri has no one but her father. Peri, who is left alone after losing her father, begins to struggle for her life alone. However, he will not be alone in this process. Inspired by Cem Özduru's comic book Perihan, “Fairy” is about a fantastic children's tale. Can Evrenol, the director of the films Baskin and Housewife, sits in the director's chair and stars Denizhan Akbaba, Elif Sevinç, Özgür Civelek, Kaan Alpdayı and Sermet Yeşil.
Yönetmen: Can Evrenol
Atlas 1948 Another Cinema Summer Selection
Saturday, August 21
18:00 Session Spirited Away // 125 Minutes
Family – Animation – Adventure | 2001 | Japanese, English; Turkish subtitles
Having to move to a new city due to his father's job, 10-year-old Chihiro is very upset about this situation. But this journey will be full of interesting things that he never expected. First, Chihiro's parents turn into pigs when they eat the food at their break. Ghosts run rampant as Chihiro tries to help her parents. In order to survive, he must impose himself on this ghost hotel. Here he will discover the magic of love with the mysterious Haku while solving the mystery of ghosts.
Director and Screenwriter: Hayao Miyazaki
Voiced by: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki
20:30 Session: Paris, Texas // 147 Minutes
Drama | 1984 | English, Spanish; Turkish subtitles
Paris, Texas, one of Wim Wenders' masterpiece films, focuses on Travis, a man who isolates himself from life and is quite introverted. After years of not being seen, her brother finds her and tries to bring her back to life. First, he brings Travis to Los Angeles with his son. Then they move together to find his ex-wife.
Yönetmen: Win Wenders
Scriptwriter: Sam Shepard, Walter Donohue & LM Kit Carson
Oyuncular: Harry Dean StantonNastassja KinskiDean Stockwell
Sunday, August 22
18:00 and 20:30 Session: Captain Fantastic // 118 Minutes
Comedy – Drama | 2016 | English; Turkish subtitles
Ben (Viggo Mortensen) and Leslie (Trin Miller) raise their children in a land they bought in the Pacific Northwest, far from conventional forms of education and far from societal norms. However, with Leslie's death, this heavenly order is disrupted. While I try not to get lost in this new way of life, Ben tries to prepare his children for a life without their mother. Ben faces a whole new test of paternity and begins to question his own methods, as Leslie's family pressures her and begins to believe her children are plotting behind her back.
Director and Screenwriter: Matt Ross
Oyuncular: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Trin Miller
Tuesday, August 24
18:00 and 20:30 Session: Victoria // 138 Minutes
Drama – Crime | 2015 | German, English; Turkish subtitles
VICTORIA, which made a mess at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, is an unprecedented cinema experience consisting of a single 140-minute shot that leaves the audience's mouths open. "This is not a bank robbery movie," said its director, Sebastian Schipper. This is a bank robbery!” The film, which he defines as 'the film', leaves the audience in the middle of an adventure on the streets of Berlin with a young tourist, Victoria. Victoria meets four teenagers at the exit of a club and finds herself in events leading up to a bank robbery. Rising star Laia Costa plays the leading role in the movie, in which Turkish actress Burak Yiğit also starred. Returning from Berlin with a total of 3 awards, including the Silver Bear, VICTORIA is a film that will be talked about for months and years as it is an unprecedented technical achievement.
Director and Screenwriter: Sebastian schipper
Oyuncular: Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowsk
Wednesday, August 25
18:00 and 20:00 Session: Frances Ha // 86 Minutes
Comedy – Drama | 2012 | English; Turkish subtitles
Frances lives in New York, but does not have a New York address as she does not have a home. Frances is a trainee dancer in a dance company, but the truth is she doesn't know how to dance. Frances' best friend is Sophie, but the two have been offended and haven't spoken for a while. Frances is chasing her dreams, but few are likely to come true. Instead of being content with what she has, Frances wants much more, but she also spends her life in great joy and irresponsibility. FRANCES HA is a unique comedy about class, passion, friendship and failure set in New York. Directed by the talented director Noah Baumbach, Frances Ha was one of the critically acclaimed films of 2013. Frances Ha, in which Greta Gerwig, who plays the leading role, gives an unforgettable performance, is an outstanding comedy that draws attention with every element, from the cinematography to the use of music.
Yönetmen: Noah Baumbach
Scriptwriter: Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig
Oyuncular: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Sophie Levee, Dan Michael Esper
Thursday, August 26
18:00 & 20:30 Session: Only Lovers Left Alive // 123 Minutes
Horror – Drama – Fantasy, 2013 | English, French, Arabic; Turkish subtitles
A well-known musician, generally known to the underground community, Adam is depressed and very unhappy because of the state of his society and humanity. His love affair with his lover, Eve, who connects him to life, has been going on for centuries; because Adam and Eve are two vampires whose love never ends! But this undying and long-lasting love is interrupted by Eve's younger sister Ava.
Director and Screenwriter: Jim Jarmusch
Oyuncular: Tom HiddlestonTilda SwintonMia Wasikowska