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    The Legend of the Ugly King

    Poster of the movie The Legend of the Ugly King
    2017     Biography documentary    
    Germany/Austria
    2h 2min
    Original lang: English, Turkish, German, French

    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.

    Directed byHüseyin Tabak
    Written byHüseyin Tabak

    Featuring

    Yilmaz Güney
    Tarik Akan
    Costa-Gavras
    Michael Haneke
    + MORE

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