14th Jul2020

Interview: Evrim Ersoy on “5 Great Turkish Remakesploitation Movies”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host and screenwriter Stuart Wright talks with Evrim Ersoy, the Programme Director at Fantastic Fest, about 5 Great Turkish Remakesploitation Movies, Ari Aster’s attendance at Fantastic Fest and recommends a trio contemporary Turkish movies too.

Edit: On Tuesday 7th July Fantastic Fest were sad to announce that this year’s Fantastic Fest has been canceled. They are refunding filmmaker submission fees and offering refunds to badge holders. More details can be found here.

5 Great Turkish Remakesploitation Movies:

  • Killink Istanbul’da (1967) (aka KILLING IN INSTANBUL)
  • 3 Dev Adam (1973) aka 3 Giant Men
  • Kartal Yuvasi (1974) (aka EAGLE HOUSE)
  • Dunyayi Kurtaran Adam (1982) aka The Man Who Saved the World
  • Kader Diyelim – ‘Let’s Say It’s Fate’ PSYCHO the musical (1995)

Also recommended:

  • Karanlik sular aka The Serpent’s Tale (1994)
  • Remake, Remix, Rip-Off: About Copy Culture & Turkish Pop Cinema (2014)
  • The Antenna (2019)

Also mentioned:

  • Midsommar (2019)
  • Scream Queen – My Nightmare On Elm Street (2020)


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