8 films in Turkish theaters this week

Published 01.10.2019 00:10
Vox Lux stars Natalie Portman.
"Vox Lux" stars Natalie Portman.

'Vox Lux'

Starring Natalie Portman in the leading role, "Vox Lux" focuses on the career journey of a student who manages to escape from the massacre of an armed attacker and then becomes a pop star icon.

In the story of the film, young Celeste is in a class that an armed attacker takes hostage in a high school in the U.S. and is the only student who survives from the massacre that the whole country watches on-air. Becoming popular with the song she sings at the commemorative ceremony, Celeste will be a world-famous star by climbing the steps of fame. Directed by Brady Corbet, the film features Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle, Raffey Cassidy, Christopher Abbott and Maria Dizzia.

'The Goldfinch'

Directed by John Crowley, "The Goldfinch" stars Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Aneurin Barnard, Luke Wilson and Jeffrey Wright in the leading roles.

Written by Peter Straughan, the movie reflects the story of Theodore Decker, who is adopted by a rich family after losing his mother in a bombing attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts.


Written and directed by Nora Fingscheidt, "Systemspenger" ("System Crasher") is about a 9-year-old girl who runs away from all her foster-parents she is given by social services. The drama stars Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Lisa Hagmeister and Gabriela Maria Schmeide in the leading roles.

'Fırıncının Karısı'

Directed by Murat Onbul, "Fırıncının Karısı" ("Wife of the Baker") brings the story of a woman who starts to chase her husband after changes in his behaviors.

Written by Murat Taşkent, the comedy features Büşra Pekin, Alper Kul, Korhan Herduran, Ferdi Sancar, Seda Türkmen, Beyti Engin and Ayça Koptur.

'Pang zi xing dong dui'

"Pang zi xing dong dui" ("Fat Buddies"), directed by Bei-Er Bao, revolves around a pair of fat security staff who want to be agents but have difficulties reaching this dream because of their physical condition.

'Red Spring'

Directed by Jeff Sinasac, "Red Spring" stars Elysia White, Adam Cronheim, Jonathan Robbins and Lindsey Middleton. The movie is about a group of people who manage to escape from a vampire invasion and tries to reach their relatives whom they wish are alive.

'Sir-Ayet 2'

Directed by Kayhan Başoğlu, the Turkish horror movie "Sir-Ayet 2" revolves around the events of two friends who rob the grave of a dead man and gain a cursed wealth. Written by Alper Kıvılcım, Özgür Bakar and Koray Yeltekin, the movie features Üzeyir Ulus, Mehmet Aras, Arzu Suriçi Kireççi, Cansu Karataş and Betül Akdeniz.


Directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman, the animation of the week "Abominable" is about the meeting of young Yi and Yeti. Following their meeting, they take on an adventure from Shangai's streets to the Himalayas.

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