Bosnian star in Turkey for TV series

Bosnian star in Turkey for TV series

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Bosnian star in Turkey for TV series

Terzic (L) Jolie pose in the premiere of ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey.’ REUTERS Photo

Bosnian actress Alma Terzic has come to Turkey to play in the Turkish TV series “Mavi Kelebekler” (Blue Butterflies). The actress, who also performs in Angelina Jolie’s new movie, In the Land of Blood and Honey, will play in the first four episodes.

Terzic said: “I like Istanbul a lot and I feel like home here. If the character in the series becomes established, I can stay in here.” She added that she had visited Turkey before, but had not had any time to visit the historical places in Istanbul. “This time I plan to visit them,” she said.

Terzic also talked about her new movie about the Bosnian War of the 1990s, written and directed by Angelina Jolie, saying the world would learn about the history of Bosnia through the film: “When I first read the scenario, I thought a Bosnian wrote it. She [Jolie] has done a great job for us.”

Noting that before her visit to Istanbul, she had watched the film’s trailer on the internet, the actress said: “It was very hard for me to watch because it was full of war scenes. I lived the times of war again.” Terzic plays a character called Hana: “Hana lost her husband, was raped, and then tries to survive,” she said.
Terzic also reflected on the similarities between Bosnia and Turkey: “We are like Turkish people. We are very attached to our families and our countries,” she said.