Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with...
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Mala Ahmet, the old leader of a Turkish tribe is suffering from cancer. While running away from the compulsory chemotherapy in the hospital he suddenly finds himself in a nursery home where... See full summary »
In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to ... See full summary »
1960s Turkey countryside. A newly assigned teacher finds out that the solitary village is missing a school. He gets fond of the village people and especially a disabled man. The teacher ... See full summary »
Ismail has four children from Kudret who are forcibly married. He has three children from Cennet. Ismail is no longer making any money and decided to immigrate to Istanbul with the support ... See full summary »
In the years of military coup, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days!
Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance.Written by
(at around 11 mins) When praying in congregation by the East River (at Kent Street, Brooklyn, to be exact), they're facing Southeast, whereas the Qiblah direction in NYC is towards the Northeast. (58 degrees East of geographic North, to be exact.) See more »
Some video releases, like the U.K. Blu-ray version, contain a shorter version, running only 102 minutes and missing circa 15 minutes from the theatrical version. See more »
I recently had a chance to check the latest from director Mahsun Kirmizigul, and fully expecting it to be propaganda for Islam, got to watch a Turkish film with great performances and a thoughtful message instead. The film begins with a thrilling raid sequence in which the director displays all the skills of a Hollywood action director, and maintains a fast pace until the second half of the film. FIVE MINARETS then turns into a captivating drama. The acting is solid across the board, especially veteran actors like Robert Patrick and Danny Glover could have phoned it in but instead deliver sensible performances. This is miles beyond what Kirmizigul achieved with his previous directorial effort, I SAW THE SUN. Here he has provided the audience with a bona-fide blockbuster, and (if you can overlook a few schmaltzy scenes) he remains a director to follow.
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