The Call is back on the big screen after 45 years

Mustafa Akkad’s film The Call, which tells the story of the birth of Islam, returns to the big screen in a renewed 4K version some 45 years after its debut in Turkey.

The film’s cast includes Academy Award-winning hit actor Anthony Quinn, as well as Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka, Michael Forest, Garrick Hagon and Damien Thomas.

Hertz. Best known as the film describing the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, the 177-minute film, whose English name is The Message: The Story of Islam, was filmed in 1976.

It was shown at the Atlas 1948 cinema.

There was a special screening of the film Call: The Birth of Islam directed by Mustafa Akkad.

Before the screening at the Atlas 1948 cinema, producer Malek Akkad, the master director’s son, said that he was very happy to be in Turkey for such a screening, saying: “You know, my grandmother was Turkish and my father had quite a special relationship with Turkey. He loved the . It’s a pleasure to be here with these beautiful people for the first screening after the renovation.”

Emphasizing that his father, Mustafa Akkad, is a very special person, Akkad said: “Of course, when I was young I was a bit impatient to watch films, but he listened to me and took my ideas seriously. I can say that he is a very patient father.” used the expressions.

9 films will be released

This week, 9 films, including 5 local ones, will be shown in cinemas.

“Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets”

“Fantastic Beasts 3: Secrets of Dumbledore,” the third film in the Fantastic Beasts series that precedes the eight-book Harry Potter adventures, is the adventure of Albus Dumbledore, Newt Scamander and their friends as they battle Grindelwald, who plans to control the wizarding world and put an end to the muggles. It’s his whole story.

Directed by David Yates, the film was autographed by JK Rowling and Steve Kloves.


Directed by Buğra Kekik, the film “7” stars Reha Özcan, Ayşenil Şamlıoğlu, Hakan Bilgin, Selahattin Taşdöğen and Şevki Özcan.

The plot of the drama and mystery film that tells the interconnected stories of 7 different characters is briefly as follows:

“In the series, which begins with the words of a dying woman in her last moments, an Englishwoman searching for a lost book, a teenager trying to bully her ex, a young woman’s unrequited love who complains about the… The bad things she went through in love and trying to get revenge for what was done to her as a suicide bomber is about the past experiences of a man and woman who are released from prison after many years and how it all connects.

“Cursed Temple”

Written and directed by Metin Kuru, The Cursed Temple is the story of Lily who manages to commune with the Egyptian deity Isis.

Behice Maurer, İlhami Adsal, Nihat Demirel, Gülay Say and Abdullah Faruk Günaydın starred in the thriller.


Directed and written by Necati Aslan, “Zalo” focuses on the story of the three marabahs and the cruel Zalo Ağa who are trying to rob the governor of Malatya.

Sermiyan Midyat, Kıvanç Baran Arslan, Ersel Şibil, Zafer Kora and Halil Kumova shared the lead roles in the comedy.


Stardust, starring Johnny Flynn, Marc Maron and Jena Malone, was brought to the big screen and directed by Gabriel Range.

The production, which explores the artistic life of David Bowie, known as one of the greatest icons in music history, sheds light on Bowie’s personal life and stage identity.

“Troll: Adventures With Tails”

Kevin Munroe’s animated film “Troll: Adventure with Tails” chronicles Troll Prince Trym’s struggle to save his father, King Grom.

horror movies of the week

“Rattle,” directed by Ralph Waldo, and “Azaim: Cin Cemetery,” directed by Erdal Şimşek, will take their place on the big screen as local horror films of the week.

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