Yeliz Shukri

Yeliz Shukri



Yeliz Shukri is an acclaimed Turkish film director, producer and screenwriter. She has been active in the film industry since the early 1990s and has since made a name for herself with her unique style of storytelling.

Shukri was born in Istanbul in 1975 and grew up in a traditional and conservative family. She studied film at Istanbul University and graduated with a degree in 1999. After graduation, she moved to Berlin and wrote screenplays for several short films during her time there.

In 2002, she returned to Turkey and directed her first feature film, “The Beggar”. The film received critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards. It also earned her the Best Director Award at the Istanbul Film Festival.

She went on to direct several other films, such as “The Rose” (2005), “The Night of the Wolf” (2006) and “The City of the Dead” (2008). All of her films have been well-received and have earned her appreciation from the critics and the audience alike.

Shukri’s latest project is the feature film “The Book of Fate”, which is set to be released in 2020. The film follows a young girl who discovers a mysterious book that contains secrets from her past.

Shukri is known for her unique visual style and her ability to create an atmosphere of tension and suspense. Her films often explore themes such as identity, tradition, and the fragility of life.

Shukri’s work has been praised by critics for its boldness and originality. She continues to be one of the most exciting voices in Turkish cinema and her work is highly anticipated by fans all over the world.

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