Fetih 1453’ goes to US
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Hürriyet photo.The Turkish film “Fetih 1453: The Conquest of Constantinople,” which tells the story of the Ottoman conquest of Istanbul, was released in the United States, playing in theaters in California and Washington D.C.
After enjoying quite a bit of success in Turkey, Europe and Australia the epic movie was previously released in New York and New Jersey.
Directed by Faruk Aksoy, the film has angered Christians in the German city of Cologne, with the Christian association Via Dolorosa boycotting the film. The association said Turks should be ashamed of what they did to Christians in the past rather than celebrating Istanbul’s conquest.