Metin Erksan

Metin Erksan

Metin Erksan (born İsmail Metin Karamanbey, January 1, 1929, in Çanakkale, Turkey) is a Turkish film director and art historian.

Biography

He studied Art History at Istanbul University. He directed a total of 42 films, 2 of which he also produced; and he wrote the scripts of 29 films. He also starred in the 1998 film Alim Hoca as the title character.

Awards

  • At the Competition of Turkish Films 1961 (Türk Filmleri Yarışması, 1961), he won the Best Script award for the film Gecelerin Ötesi (Beyond Nights).
  • In 1964 he won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival for the film Susuz Yaz (Dry Summer), starring Hülya Koçyiğit and Erol Taş, adapted from a short novel by Necati Cumalı.
  • At the 1st İzmir International Fair Film Festival of 1965, he won the award for Best Directing for the film Suçlular Aramızda (The guilty is among us).
  • At the 1st Adana Golden Cocoon Film Festival in 1969, he won the award for Best Directing and the Best Film for the film Kuyu (Well).
  • At the 24th Antalya Film Festival in 1987, he received the Honor Award.

Filmography

  • Karanlık Dünya / Aşık Veysel'ın Hayatı 1952
  • Beyaz Cehennem / Cingöz Recai 1954
  • Yol Palas Cinayeti 1955
  • Ölmüş Bir Kadının Evrakı Metrukesi 1956
  • Dokuz Dağın Efesi 1958
  • Hicran Yarası 1959
  • Gecelerin Ötesi 1960
  • Şoför Nebahat 1960
  • Mahalle Arkadaşları 1961
  • Oy Farfara Farfara 1961
  • Sahte Nikah 1962
  • Yılanların Öcü 1962
  • Acı Hayat 1962
  • Çifte Kumrular 1962
  • İstanbul Kaldırımları 1964
  • Suçlular Aramızda 1964
  • Susuz Yaz 1964
  • Sevmek Zamanı 1965
  • Ölmeyen Aşk 1966
  • Ayrılsak da Beraberiz 1967

  • Kuyu 1968
  • İki Günahsız Kız (İki Hikayeli Film) 1969
  • Ateşli Çingene 1969
  • Dağlar Kızı Reyhan 1969
  • Sevenler Ölmez 1970
  • Eyvah 1970
  • Hicran 1971
  • Makber 1971
  • Feride 1971
  • Keloğlan'la Can Kız 1972
  • Süreyya 1972
  • Bir İntihar 1973
  • Geçmiş Zaman Elbiseleri 1973
  • Hanende Melek 1973
  • Müthiş Bir Tren 1973
  • Sazlık 1973
  • Dağdan İnme 1973
  • Şeytan 1974
  • İntikam Meleği / Kadın Hamlet 1976
  • Sensiz Yaşayamam 1977
  • Preveze Öncesi 1982

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