Köçek (film)

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Köçek
Köçek1975Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Nejat Saydam
Produced by Murat Köseoğlu
Screenplay by Nejat Saydam
Starring
Cinematography Melih Sertesen
Distributed by Acar Film
Release date(s)
  • 1975 (1975) (Istanbul)
Running time 82 minutes
Country Turkey
Language Turkish

Köçek ("Dancing boy") is a 1975 Turkish romantic drama film written and directed by Nejat Saydam and starring the famous Turkish actress Müjde Ar.

Plot[edit]

A romantic drama about an androgynous boy named Caniko (Müjde Ar), who is abducted by a gang and forced to dress like a woman and be a köçek. A mob attempts to rape Caniko, but when they find out he's really a boy, they stab him. He's taken to hospital where he undergoes a sex change operation. Now he/she works as a belly dancer and by chance, meets his buddy Adnan (Mahmut Hekimoğlu), who falls in love with her without recognizing that they are old friends.[1][2][3]

Cast[edit]

  • Müjde Ar as Caniko
  • Mahmut Hekimoğlu as Adnan
  • Nisa Serezli
  • İlhan Daner
  • Nevin Güler
  • Senar Seven
  • Yılmaz Gruda
  • Asuman Arsan
  • Yüksel Gözen
  • Handan Adalı
  • Nevin Nuray

References[edit]

  1. ^ Çiğdem Balım-Harding (1999). Turkey. Clio Press. p. 292. 
  2. ^ Ayşegül Oğuz (2007). Sinema söyleşileri. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi. p. 92. 
  3. ^ Agâh Özgüç (2008). Turkish film guide: 1917-2008. Ministry of Culture and Tourism. p. 321. 

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