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The Legend of the Ugly King

2 h 2 min201716+
They called him The Ugly King! Who was Yilmaz Güney? A highly talented director? A revolutioner? A murderer? A genius or a lunatic? Director Hüseyin Tabak is looking for answers about the Kurdish filmmaker from Turkey. Güney was sentenced to more than 100 years in prison. For political reasons but also for murdering a judge. He started making movies from jail. YOL won the Palm d'Or in 1982.
Directors
Hüseyin Tabak
Starring
Yilmaz GüneyMichael HanekeCosta-Gavras
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
Türkçe
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Producers
Mehmet Aktas
Studio
mîtosfilm
Amazon Maturity Rating
16+ Young Adults. Learn more
Supporting actors
Elif Güney PütünTarik AkanTuncel KurtizNebahat CereAhmet Zirek