Actor Özcan Deniz responds to claims of plagiarism in Adana
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The scenario of movie of Deniz has been inspired by a Korean movie. Hürriyet photoÖzcan Deniz’s new film “Evim Sensin,” (You Are My Home), starring Fehriye Evcen, had a special screening last night in the southern city of Adana, at which the director responded to claims that the script plagiarizes a foreign film.
“The scenario of the movie was inspired by a Korean movie, not stolen,” he said.
Deniz also spoke of his love for the Adana, and its the audiences. “It is really nice to show the movie in such a city, which is full of cinema lovers … Until now, we have only watched the movie with the technical team. I have not had any chances to watch the movie with an audience. The movie is touching people’s hearts,” he said.
Noting that he had visited Adana before for many film festivals, Deniz said: “However, this time I am in this city for a movie that I made, which is very important for me.”
The director also said that he thought Adana’s old town should be protected, adding that directors in the city could join together to do this. “Like every cinema director or producer, I also dream about making a movie here in Adana,” he said.
After his speech, Deniz watched the movie accompanied by Adana Mayor Hüseyin Avni Coş.