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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the Turkish feature film ‘At avrat silah’

Advertisement for the Turkish feature film ‘At avrat silah’, © TÜRVAK – Türker İnanoğlu Foundationenlarge


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Object:Advertisement for the Turkish feature film ‘At avrat silah’
Description:The poster features an illustration of a woman and a man with a gun in the foreground, and a man on a horse in the background. The name of production company ‘Yildiz Film’ appears in the top left corner. The name of director Yılmaz Güney is displayed on the top right. Below is the film title ‘At avrat silah’ (Horse, woman and gun). The column above the title gives the names of the leading actors.
Comment:Yılmaz Güney (1937–1984) and his work were almost entirely unknown outside his homeland Turkey until his escape from prison in 1981 and the ‘discovery’ of the film ‘Yol’ (The way) in the following year at the Cannes Film Festival based on his autobiographical screenplay. ‘At avrat silah’ was released in 1966.
Date:Not before 1966
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:TÜRVAK – Türker İnanoğlu Foundation
Archive:TÜRVAK – Türker İnanoğlu Foundation (Collection TÜRVAK), Inv. No.: TÜRVAK 1
Editor:Karl Kaser