Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival12th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 21 - April 27, 2013


Celal Tan ve Ailesinin Aşırı Acıklı Hikayesi

North America Premiere

The Extremely Tragic Story of Celal Tan and His Family - Celal Tan ve Ailesinin Asiri Acikli Hikayesi

Celal Tan is a well-respected constitutional law professor who lives in a provincial city. Many years after the death of his first wife, he married a woman much younger than him, a university student, whom he had saved. In the third year of their marriage, the extremely tragic story of Celal Tan and his family begins after the whole family inadvertently witnessed a moment of crisis. While trying to hide the secret, the family falls into absurd and tragicomic positions. Regardless of all happenings, Celal Tan tries to keep the family together.

Selected Festivals and Awards
  • Adana Golden Boll Film Festival: Best Film, Best Script, Special Award of the Jury for Acting

Director ONUR ÜNLÜ

Onur Unlu

Onur Ünlü completed his M.A. degree at Marmara University, School of Communication Sciences after graduating from Anadolu University, School of Communication Sciences. Since 1997 he has realized many projects as screenwriter, copywriter, producer and director. His filmography includes “Police” (Polis, 2006), “The Kid” (Çocuk, 2007), “Son of the Sun” (Güneşin Oğlu, 2008), “Five Cities” (Beş Şehir, 2009). Ünlü’s Five Cities was screened at the 10th Boston Turkish Film Festival in 2011.


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Written and Directed by Onur Ünlü

Cast: Selçuk Yöntem, Bülent Emin Yarar, Ezgi Mola, Tansu Biçer, Türkü Turan, Cengiz Bozkurt

2011 / 98 min.
with English subtitles

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Saturday, March 30, 2013 | 3:15 p.m.

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

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