Tag Archives: Fikret Hakan

Memduh Ün – Üç arkadas AKA Three Friends (1958)

Three hopeless cronies from the slums help a blind panhandler girl who is homeless and hungry. The girl, an ingenue, brings a new hope to everyone’s life, especially to the one who falls in love with her. Read More »

Yavuz Sezer – Bekleyis AKA The Waiting (1978)

Fikret Hakan is imprisoned, he is visited by his wife and son, he is once taken outside to receive medial treatment from a young woman doctor. Read More »

Duygu Sagiroglu – Bitmeyen Yol AKA The Never Ending Road (1965)

In Turkey in the 1960s, six unemployed friends struggle in life, some even driven to crime…

Bitmeyen Yol which is sometimes natural and sometimes lyrical, made in 1965 is Sagiroglu’s first and most successful directing experience also reflecting the highest stage of Turkish social realist movement. Telling the stories of migrant workers in diffic Read More »