Valley of the Wolves (TV series)
|Valley of the Wolves|
|Written by||Ahmet Yurdakul
|Directed by||Osman Sınav
Mustafa Şevki Doğan
|Theme music composer||Gökhan Kırdar|
|Country of origin||Turkey|
|No. of episodes||97|
|Running time||80 minutes|
|Original network||Show TV (2003-2005)
Kanal D (2005)
15 January 2003 - 29 December 2005
|Followed by||Valley of the Wolves: Terror (2007) (banned from broadcast)
Valley of the Wolves: Ambush (2007, present)
The show focuses on protagonist Agent Polat Alemdar, an undercover operative who joins the Mafia and becomes the partner of a known Mafia gunman, Süleyman Çakır. The show makes direct and indirect references to Turkish politics.
Kurtlar Vadisi became the most successful TV show in Turkey. Multiple successful feature films were made based on the show, including Valley of the Wolves: Iraq, Valley of the Wolves: Gladio and Valley of the Wolves: Palestine.