|Born||1960 (age 62–63)|
He attended Galatasaray High School and studied history at Boğaziçi University before leaving to study film in 1983. He obtained a B.A. in Cinema Studies and an M.A. in Plastic Arts from the University of Paris VIII.
Erdem's critical approach to masculinity gives him a unique place among the directors of new Turkish cinema.
|Films, Television & Video|
|1988||Oh, Moon! (Turkish: A Ay)||Yes||Yes||Debut film.|
|1999||Run for Money (Turkish: Kaç Para Kaç)||Yes||Yes|
|2004||Mommy, I'm Scared (Turkish: Korkuyorum Anne)||Yes||Yes|
|2006||Ekim'de Hiçbir Kere||Yes||Yes||Short film.|
|2006||Times and Winds (Turkish: Beş Vakit)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2008||My Only Sunshine (Turkish: Hayat Var)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2010||Cosmos (Turkish: Kosmos)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2013||Singing Women (Turkish: Şarkı Söyleyen Kadınlar)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2016||Big Big World||Yes||Yes||Yes|
- "Reha Erdem". TSA. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- Çakırlar Cüneyt and Özlem Güçlü. "Gender Family and Home(land) in Contemporary Turkish Cinema" Resistance in Contemporary Middle Eastern Cultures: Literature, Cinema and Music. Laachir, Karima and Talajooy, Saeed, 2012: 169.
- "3rd Yeşilçam Awards presented". Turkish Daily News. Retrieved 2010-03-23.