I Saw the Sun (2009) 1080p YIFY Movie

I Saw the Sun (2009) 1080p

Günesi G?rdüm is a movie starring Mahsun Kirmizigül, Demet Evgar, and Murat ünalmis. In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a...

IMDB: 6.51 Likes

  • Genre: Drama |
  • Quality: 1080p
  • Size: 1.84G
  • Resolution: 1920*1080 / 23.976 fpsfps
  • Language: English
  • Run Time: 90
  • IMDB Rating: 6.5/10 
  • MPR: Normal
  • Peers/Seeds: 14 / 38

The Synopsis for I Saw the Sun (2009) 1080p

In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of Istanbul. While Haydar and Isa Altun decide to stay in Turkey with their young children, Davut Altun and his family migrate north to Norway, enlisting the help of smugglers. They eventually reach their destination and find work in a supermarket, but life as refugees proves relentless. Back in Istanbul, Haydar watches over the family as his wife undergoes an operation due to pregnancy complications. Their son makes friends with a group of transvestites, helping him to understand why he has felt different all of his life. While liberating, his newfound identity is seen as a disgrace to the rest of his family, leading him to flee from the abuse it produces.


The Director and Players for I Saw the Sun (2009) 1080p

[Role:]Cemal Toktas
[Role:]Murat ünalmis
[Role:]Demet Evgar
[Role:Director]Mahsun Kirmizigul
[Role:]Mahsun Kirmizigul


The Reviews for I Saw the Sun (2009) 1080p


A melodramatic epic that preaches a message of tolerance to a divided country...Reviewed bycgyfordVote: 8/10

Popular Turkish arabesque singer-songwriter turned actor-director Mahsun K?rm?z?gül ("The White Angel") followed this sceptically received freshman melodrama with this equally sceptically received sophomore melodrama which topped the Turkish box office and took an unappreciated trip to the Academy Awards selection committee.

Davut (Altan Erkekli) and Ramo (Mahsun K?rm?z?gül) head two wings of an extended Kurdish family forced from their village by the conflict in Turkey's south-eastern region with one resettling in Istanbul and the other attempting to illegally enter Norway as the driving force of this epic melodrama of interwoven story lines.

Mahsun K?rm?z?gül remains true to his arabesque roots with a demagogic central performance whilst more stoic support comes from veteran character actor Altan Erkekli ("O... ?ocuklari" & "Waiting for Heaven"), stunning starlet Demet Evgar ("Shattered Soul" & "Banyo") and Ye?il?am award-winning up-and-comer Cemal Tokta? ("Black Dogs Barking").

The emerging director still suffers from the excess of sentimentality that lead his debut film to box-office success and critical drubbing but here he has a wealth of story lines worthy of his didactic style as his cardboard characters espouse messages of tolerance to a sweeping musical score that even the most cynical can't help but be moved by.

"You rarely ever see the sun here."

Favourite Turkish MovieReviewed byyaseminaymazVote: 10/10

This movie was released when Erdogan was still accepted by the majority of Turkey and not considered the threat he is today. This being said, it's sad to see that everything that has been thematised in this movie is accurate and even worse almost 10 years later.

As someone who believes that there is no difference between ethnicities nor religion I find this movie eye-opening in so many positive (and emotional) ways.

I have seen reviews that have called this movie anti-Kurd, pro-gay, pro-Western, anti-Turkish and they all have in common that they 1. have not understood the movie 2. are full of hate 3. are the reason why Turkey is the way it is right now.

This movie showcases the beauty of Kurdish culture, with it flaws and scars. It showcases the incapability of the Turkish government to secure peace. But also that no matter how beautiful Turkey is, it still has a long way to go...

I have never listened to Mahsun Kirmiziguls music (don't think will do anytime soon) but I respect his film-art.

This movie is not easy to digest, but worth every second.

Peace and HarmonyReviewed byspeedslash10Vote: 10/10

Watching this movie made me aware of all the sufferings the Kurdish people went through and how strong and tough they have to be in order to survive all this hardship.

In the mean time two thumbs up for this new Turkish government that finally took the initiative and recognized the problem and took the first step to bring peace to Turkey so the Turks and Kurds can live in peace. Turkey's resources must be used to improve people's lives and not to be used for more destruction.

Finally a big thank you for Mahsun Kirmizigul and everyone who helped to make this movie especially the beautiful children for this eye opening experience.

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