A classic and endlessly watchable love story that never dates Inspired by the novel of acclaimed writer Cengiz Aytmatov, Atif Yilmaz adapts one of history’s greatest love stories to the screen with the greatest finesse. It is said, in fact, that the French poet Aragon described The Girl With The Red Scarf as “the world’s greatest love story”.
We begin by being lured into the captivating world of Ilyas, a truck driver who delivers sand to a dam construction, his newly acquired wife Asya and their young son Samet. But the legendary love affair between Asya and Ilyas is soon shaken by jealousy, an alcohol habit and extra-marital affair. Ilyas, who genuinely loves his wife but is hampered by an ever weakening character, ends up walking out when job-related problems come to a head. The helpless Asya is left with their son to cope alone. She waits patiently for her husband to return Until she runs into Cemsit, a sympathetic figure who Samet soon begins to identify as his father. When she finally surrenders to his affections, life takes on an entirely new hue. Continue reading Atif Yilmaz – Selvi boylum, al yazmalim AKA The Girl with the Red Scarf (1978)
Vasıf Öngören’in tiyaro metninden uyarlanan ”Asiye nasıl Kurtulur?” yönetmen Atıf Yılmaz’ın biçimsel denemelerinden biri ve dolayısıyla Türk sinemasında pek de rastlanmayan bir anlatım farklılılğına sahip.Aslında özünde bir kadının seksist ve feodal bir düzende varolma mücadelesini anlatan bir müzikal yapımda Yılmaz,kısıtlı bir mekanda kuruyor filmin bütün dünyasını.Bu yönüyle de zor bir deneyimin üstesinden gelmeyi başarıyor.hep aynı kişiler sürekli rol değiştiriyorlar ve bir nevi bulvar tiyatrosuna dönüştürüyorlar filmi.Bu özel dekorlar ve danslı müzkli sahneler frapan renklerle süslenmiş.
Günümüz Türkiye’sine bile uzanan Asiye’nin öyküsünü,olabilecek en uçarı haliyle peliküle aktarmış Atıf yılmaz.Skeç ilerleyen yapısı ve komik metinleriyle izleyicinin bir an bile sıkılmasına izin vermiyor…
Müjde Ar’ın son derece doyurucu bir performansla yorumladığı Asiye’nin hikayesinde Ali Poyrazoğlu’nun yanısıra bu filmdeki rolüyle Altın portakal’dan ödül alan Hümeyra,Güler Ökten,füsun Demirel,Yaman Okay,Yavuzer Çetinkaya ve Nuran Oktar’ı izliyoruz.
Burak Göral Continue reading Atif Yilmaz – Asiye Nasil Kurtulur (1986)
A young writer anguished because he finds nothing interesting to write about, strolls through the streets of Izmir. He comes across a series of posters of Sevim Suna, a local singer. She intrigues him and he stops to wonder who she is. At that point a man comes up to him and says that her name is “Vasfiye”. The stranger begins to tell her story. As the young writer listens he finds himself transported into different versions of Vasfiye’s life. Continue reading Atif Yilmaz – Adi Vasfiye AKA Her Name is Vasfiye (1985)
Coskun (Oguz Tunc;), who grew up in an orphanage, has been in love with the very famous film star Derya Altinay (Turkan Soray) all of his life. His only purpose in life is to meet her one day and write a film script for her. He is so much in love with her that he believes that he lives with the two film characters which she performed in her old movies. However these two old characters do not want him to write an original script for Derya Altinay as they will be forgotten when a new character is created. So, they start an emotional war to prevent him from writing his script. Written by Zeki Giritli Continue reading Atif Yilmaz – Hayallerim, askim ve sen (1987)
In the last years of the Ottoman Empire, a poor little Anatolian town named Saripinar is hit by a minor earthquake which has neither destroyed nor left it with many casualties. However, a telegraph sent to the central government exaggerates the situation and mentions that the governor of the town has been severely wounded, making the event a nationwide matter. Written by baddah Continue reading Atif Yilmaz – Degirmen AKA The Windmill (1986)