Nine films debut in Turkish theaters this week

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 29.04.2016 22:04
Updated 29.04.2016 22:18

Nine films debut in Turkish theaters this week:

Brooklyn

Ellis, an Irish woman, is intrigued by the promises of the United States, and leaves his family and her boyfriend for New York. While she is homesick, Ellis finds a new love in her new home and has to choose between her two loves and two countries. Set in the New York City of the '50s, the film brought an Academy Award nomination for "Best Actress" to the leading actress, Saoirse Ronan.

Mother's Day

Starring Jennifer Aniston,Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts and Jason Sudeikis, Gary Marshall's star studded film "Mother's Day" brings three generations together. The film, which is reminiscent of Marshall's previous films "Valentine's Day" and "Christmas Day," is about people whose lives intersect on a special day.

Bastille Day

An American citizen living in Paris steals a man's briefcase, however, it turns out that the case consists of more than the victim's wallet. Directed by James Watkins, "Bastille Day," starring Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon and Jose Garcia, is an action film that promises a good time to movie buffs.

Mr. Right

Starring Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell, Paco Cabezas' film "Mr. Right" is about two lovebirds who believe they found the right partner. Martha, who has finally found the love of her life, however, discovers that Francis is a hitman who kills the people who hire him.

Wolf Totem

Set in Mongolia, a young teacher is sent to the countryside as a result of a government protocol. He befriends a small wolf; however, the locals do not agree with the new teacher's actions. The film depicts the class of the modern man from the south between the superstitious communities of the north.

New Testament

The absurd comedy film portrays God as an abusive husband and father living in Brussels. When his daughter has enough of his father, she decides to reveal his biggest secret, the exact date that people will die, via text message before fleeing her home to find a new life.

Ratchet & Clank

Adapted from a top-selling PlayStation game, the animated film "Ratchet & Clank" follows the dreams of two characters who aim to be space guardians. The film is dubbed by Sylvester Stallone, Paul Giamatti, Rosario Dawson, Bella Thorne and John Goodman.

Kadere Tutsak (Prisoner of Destiny)

The Turkish production "Kadere Tutsak" follows Kenan who witnessed the murder of his father when he was 10 years old. He begins to live in the streets, but a long-lost family friend finds him and makes an offer to change the life of Kenan and his friends.

Magi

Starring Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin, Brianne Davis and Lucie Pohl, "Magi" is directed by Turkish director Hasan Karacadağ. The horror film recounts the adventures of American journalist Olivia Watson who comes to Istanbul following the murder of her sister.

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