The Scapegoat (2011 film)

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Theatrical Poster
Directed by Cenk Özakıncı
Produced by
Written by Alper Erze
Music by Batuhan Fırat
Cinematography Aydoğan Yıldız
Edited by Hamdi Deniz
Medya Mühendisi
Distributed by Medyavizyon
Release date
  • January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21)
Country Turkey
Language Turkish

Scapegoat (Turkish: Günah Keçisi) is a 2011 Turkish comedy film, directed by Cenk Özakıncı, starring Şahin K as a man with a dubious reputation trying to start a new life and win back his estranged son. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21), is the first mainstream film from former porn star Şahin K.[1][2][3]


The film was shot on digital equipment supplied by Arri and Weisscam.


Şahin K. is a wealthy and famous (or, rather, infamous) man who is discontented with his life. All he wants is to leave behind his past in Germany, wipe the slate clean and start leading a normal, low profile life in the southwest coastal town of Bodrum. In the meantime, he is also trying to win back his estranged son, who turned his back on him years ago because of his infamous career. However, as Şahin K. strives to win back his son, he unwillingly becomes a local hero to whom the entire town turns to get their problems solved.


The film opened on nationwide general release in 100 screens across Turkey on January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21) at number 8 in the national box office with a first weekend gross of US$124,345.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Günah Keçisi". Retrieved 2010-12-08. 
  2. ^ "Günah Keçisi". Retrieved 2010-12-08. 
  3. ^ "Günah Keçisi". Beyazperde. Retrieved 2010-12-08. 
  4. ^ "Günah Kecisi". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2011-01-21.