Almost a Turkish Soap Opera by Anne-Rae VasquezAdel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men try to immigrate to North America. Adels ruthless grand uncle arranges him to marry Yonka (his spoiled obnoxious cousin) in exchange for his immigration status in Canada. The problem is Yonka and Adel hate each other. The drama heats up even more when Adel has an affair with Nora, his beautiful English teacher which ruins Yonkas plans. And to add to this, his best friend Kamil has a big secret of his own. How did his life turn into a Turkish soap opera?
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The novel paints a vivid portrayal of the lives and struggles of young modern Muslim adults trying to make a life in the West. The story will attract audiences of popular contemporary movies such as the Kite Runner and the Brick Lane. Anne-Rae Vasquez, a freelance journalist for an online magazine, wrote the novel, Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, Gathering Dust - a collection of poems, and Teach Yourself Great Web Design in a Week, published by Sams.net (a division of Macmillan Publishing).
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera is a directorial debut, an original screenplay and novel by Anne-Rae Vasquez. Her love of watching Turkish soap opera series (dubbed in Arabic) inspired her to write a story in the style of a modern day Turkish soap opera.
The feature film screenplay was produced by Joseph Khalil, Sababa Emporium Film Productions (http://www.sababaemporium.com) with AR Films into an award winning feature film, short film and series.
Season 1 of the Web series, which is a prequel to the feature film, was launched in December 2011 as a weekly one 5 minute episode released on their YouTube channel and has since been syndicated on BlipTV, iTunes Video podcast, Web Series Channel, Mingle Media TV, Open Film channel, Viki Channel, Daily Motion, Web Series Network and more.
The interest in the film and the web series is reflected on the Almost a Turkish Soap Opera Facebook fan page which now has over 9300 fans and their YouTube channel has over 8200 subscribers and 215,000+ views. The movie is available on DVD, BluRay and Video on Demand (online) www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com.
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Episode 1 - Hercai (English Subtitles)
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For some American viewers, Turkish soap operas are so addictive that they have pushed Hollywood movies aside. Kristen Korie, a middle-aged woman from Florida, said it has been more than a decade since she switched to Turkish series from Hollywood movies. Impressed by both the storylines of the series and the performances of the actors and actresses, Korie said they captivate the audience in a way Hollywood does not. They reflect real people and how they feel. Turkey ranks second in global TV series exports only to the U.
Telemundo ha hecho el ridiculo en poner una novela como Fatmagul a las 12 del medio dia cbe que a esa hora nadie la ve porque es hora de trabajo o escuela. Igual hicieron con " Preciosa Perla", ganadora de un Emmy Internacional, ya que quieren poner en horario estelar las porquerias que ellos hacen, que ninguna tienen nada bueno que ensenar. One of the more surprising trends in Spanish speaking television is the ascendance of Turkish dramas in Latin American markets. Even countries like Chile and Argentina with a strong tradition of fine domestic telenovelas are finding imported Turkish productions at or near the top of their nightly ratings. The trend finally seems to be reaching our screens with five hours of Turkish programming a day split between Telemundo and MundoMax. It perhaps needs to be stressed that these Turkish dramas are not telenovelas or soap operas.
Turkish people love drama, and this particular national obsession is a ubiquitous theme in music, TV, and film, where the exaggerated tales of.
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Where can I find Turkish shows with English subtitles? Do you have any recommendations for any particular websites or shows? Any help is appreciated! Easiest way to do it is look up Turkish TV channels on Wikipedia, go through them and look at the shows they are broadcasting. Pick what you like, and see where you can find episodes.