University of Basel

BACI – Balkan Cinema

Yılmaz Güney (1937–1984)

Yılmaz Güney (1937–1984), © TÜRVAK – Türker İnanoğlu Foundationenlarge


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Object:Yılmaz Güney (1937–1984)
Description:Portrait photograph of Yılmaz Güney with a short beard and wearing a dark polo-neck and light-coloured jacket.
Comment:Yılmaz Güney was a Turkish film director, screenwriter and novelist. Kurdish by origin, he produced movies in Turkish. In 1982, he won the Palme d’Or with the film ‘Yol’ (The way) at the Cannes Film Festival. At odds with the Turkish government, he fled the country and later lost his citizenship.
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 23
Editor:Karl Kaser