Turkish

Üç Harfliler: Beddua – Turkey, 2018

Üç Harfliler: Beddua [“Three Letters: Curse”] is a 2018 Turkish supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Alper Mestçi (Siccîn franchise and Musallat movies). The TME Films production stars Mustafa Dok, Beyzanur Mete and Esma Soysal. Released in Turkey on June 15, 2018, Üç Harfliler:… Read More ›

Musallat “Haunted” – Turkey, 2007

Musallat – translation: “Haunted” – is a 2007 Turkish supernatural horror film directed by Alper Mestçi (Üç Harfliler: Beddua; Siccîn franchise; Üç Harfliler 3: Karabüyü) from a screenplay co-written with Güray Ölgü (Gen); it stars Burak Özçivit, Biğkem Karavus, and Kurtuluş Şakirağaoğlu. Mestçi directed a sequel, Musallat 2: Lanet, in… Read More ›

Siccîn 2 – Turkey, 2015

Siccin 2 – original title: Siccîn 2 – is a 2015 Turkish supernatural horror film directed by Alper Mestçi (Siccîn franchise and Musallat movies) from a screenplay co-written with Ersan Özer. The movie stars Bulut Akkale, Ece Baykal, and Reyhan Ilhan. Reviews: “Siccin 2 never… Read More ›

Housewife – Turkey, 2017

‘Family required sacrifice’ Housewife is a 2017 Turkish horror film directed by Can Evrenol (The Field Guide to Evil; Baskin; Turn Your Bloody Phone Off) from a screenplay co-written with Cem Özüduru. It stars Clémentine Poidatz, David Sakurai, and Defne Halman. On a snowy eve,… Read More ›

Siccîn 4 – Turkey, 2017

Siccin 4 – original title: Siccîn 4 – is a 2017 Turkish supernatural horror film written and directed by Alper Mestçi (Üç Harfliler 3; Musallat and sequel; Siccin franchise). It stars Merve Ateş, Sebahat Adalar, Mirza Metin, Yasemin Kurttekin and Yasemen Büyükağaoğlu. The Yilmaz family… Read More ›

Semum – Turkey, 2008

Semum is a 2008 Turkish supernatural horror film written and directed by Hasan Karacadağ (Vampiria; D@bbe and its sequels; Magi). It stars Ayça Inci, Burak Hakki, and Cem Kurtoglu. Twenty-seven-year-old Canan (Ayça İnci) and her husband Volkan (Burak Hakkı) have just moved into a… Read More ›

Üç Harfliler 3 – Turkey, 2016

Üç Harfliler 3 [“The Boogeyman 3: Black Magic”] is a 2016 Turkish supernatural horror film written and directed by Alper Mestçi (Musallat; Musallat 2: Lanet; Siccin). It stars Özay Fecht, Merve Ateş, Yücel Tunca, Seda Oguz, Sadat Develik and Fatma Nilgun İslamoğlu. Anne does not want to… Read More ›

Baskin – Turkey, 2015

‘Enter a world of suffering and madness’ Baskin is a 2015 Turkish horror film directed by Can Evrenol (Housewife; Turn Your Bloody Phone Off) from a screenplay co-written with Ogulcan Eren Akay, Cem Ozuduru, and Ercin Sadikoglu. The film stars Gorkem Kasal, Ergun Kuyucu,… Read More ›

Magi – Turkey, 2015

‘A curse. You’ve got 19 hours left. And then you die.’ Magi is a 2015 Turkish horror film written and directed Hasan Karacadağ (D@bbe and its sequels; Semum; Vampiria), who also co-produced with Loris Curci for Taff Pictures. It stars Lucie Pohl, Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin… Read More ›

Siccîn – Turkey, 2014

Siccin – aka Siccîn – is a 2014 Turkish supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Alper Mestçi (Musallat; Musallat 2: Lanet). It stars Pınar Çağlar Gençtürk, Koray Şahinbaş, Ebru Kaymakçı, Merve Ateş, Güneş Galava, Toygun Ateş, Aydan Çakır and Asuman Kostak. The film… Read More ›

Büyü aka Dark Spells – Turkey, 2004

Büyü aka Dark Spells is a 2004 Turkish horror film directed by Orhan Oğuz based on a screenplay by Şafak Güçlü and Servet Aksoy. It stars Ece Uslu, Özgü Namal, İpek Tuzcuoğlu, Okan Yalabık, Nihat İleri and Dilek Serbest. The film was a surprise box office success, even though it received very poor reviews and… Read More ›

Dracula in Istanbul – Turkey

Drakula İstanbul’da (Dracula in Istanbul) is a Turkish 1953 film version of Bram Stoker’s original novel Dracula. The screenplay was based on a 1928 novel by Ali Riza Seyfi called Kazıklı Voyvoda (“Impaler Voivode”), and is more or less a translation of Stoker’s novel, but there is no Renfield character and… Read More ›

Şeytan – Turkey, 1974

Şeytan is a 1974 Turkish cult horror film, directed by Metin Erksan, featuring Canan Perver as a twelve year-old girl named Gul, living a high society life with her mother in Istambul, who becomes possessed by the Satan himself after experimenting with a Ouija… Read More ›