7 films to debut this week in Turkish theaters

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'The History of Love'

Directed by Radu Mihaileanu, "The History of Love" stars Derek Jacobi, Mark Rendall, Gemma Arterton, Sophie Nelisse and Elliott Gould. Adapted from Nicole Krauss' book "The History of Love," this U.S. production tells the story of Leo and Alma.

Leo Gursky is a man who comes to the U.S. after the occupation of Poland by the Germans in World War II. He never forgets his childhood love Alma. When Alma, who is looking for a cure for her mother's loneliness, is sent to the U.S. by her family she meets Leo, who is in the last days of his life. It is in this moment that a book written long ago, but mysteriously reappearing now, will change everyone's life.

'American Assassin'

Directed by Michael Cuesta, "American Assassin" stars Dylan O'Brien and Michael Keaton in the leading roles and Taylor Kitsch, Sanaa Lathan, Scott Adkins and David Suchet are supporting figures. Adapted from the bestselling series by Vince Flynn, the film tells the story of a counterterrorism agent in the CIA.

'It'

Adapted from Stephen King's novel "It," this film tells the story of a group of children who chase a mystery that occurs after the disappearance of children in a small town. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the film stars Bill Skarsgard, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Sophia Lillis, Javier Botet, Jaeden Lieberher and Megan Charpentier. The soundtrack of the thriller film, whose scenario was written by Gary Dauberman, Chase Palmer and Cary Joji Fukunaga, was produced by Benjamin Wallfisch.

'Benzersiz' ('Unique')

The action-comedy film belonging to İlker Sarı tells the story of a chemist who wakes up as a different person after undergoing an operation following an accident.

'Örümcek' ('Spider')

Written by Sedat Ergen, "Örümcek" stars Bihter Delüv, Burak Arslan, Nihat Demirel and Cumhur Sarı in the leading roles. The film tells the story of two old lovers.

'Korkacak Bi'Şey Yok' ('Nothing to Be Afraid of')

Directed by Burak Donay, "Korkacak Bi'şey Yok" features Burak Aydın, Ahu Seda, İbrahim Vurmaz and Neslihan Şen. The film tells the funny adventure of a group of friends going from Istanbul to the Uzunköprü district of Edirne province.

'The Son of Bigfoot'

Directed by Ben Stassen and Jeremy Degruson, the animation film, "The Son of Bigfoot" follows the adventures of a teenage boy looking for his father.

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