Turkish director Ferzan Özpetek’s new book enters bestseller list
ROME - Anadolu Agency
Özpetek’s book ‘Istanbul’s Red’ has writer’s mother’s image on it. AA photoTurkish director Ferzan Özpetek’s new book “Istanbul’s Red,” is out and has its place on the bestseller list. Özpetek said he is happy with the result.
The book has been published and it has taken its place at the ‘bestsellers’ part of Feltrinelli book stores. “I have also attended the book signing. There is a huge demand before the Christmas,” he said.
They have published the third print last week and since then everything is fine, he said.
The book will be in Turkey at the beginning of 2014.
Özpetek said he used his mother’s photograph for the book. He also gave information regarding his other projects. Noting the reviews for his 10th film “Allacciate Le Cinture (Fasten your seatbelts) were satisfactory, Özpetek said the opera he made in Rome would continue on to China.
“La Traviata” will be staged in Hong Kong, while “Aida” will be on stage in Brazil’s Sao Paulo. “La Traviata” was performed for the first time in Napoli and will be in Hong Kong until March 22.