- Tuesday, February 25, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Unreleased in the U.S.Filmed in the original geography, the film takes place during World War I’s Gallipoli campaign in 1915. This quasi-documentary tells the story of the unsuccessful attack on the Ottoman Straits by the British Empire and French Forces, with hopes to reach Istanbul. After a nine-month bitter struggle, final remnants of the British forces are forced to retreat . The film is a screen adaptation by Turgut Özakman of his own book titled “The Resurrection” (Dirilis), which shows the conditions and events that soldiers endured in the Gallipoli Theater of War. In Turkish language with English subtitles.(2K DCP presentation)
Special thanks to filmmaker Yesim Sezgin and Fida Film, İstanbul.