“Once Upon a Time in Cyprus” series, which will bring the struggle for existence and freedom of the Turkish Cypriot people to the screens, will be on TRT 1 on April 1.
The first trailer of the series starring Ahmet Kural, Serkan Çayoğlu, Pelin Karahan, Tayanç Ayaydın, Gülper Özdemir and Devrim Saltoğlu has been released.
ONCE WHAT IS CYPRUS SUBJECT?
The first 26 episodes of the series describe the troubles the Turkish Cypriot people faced between 1963-1968. 1963, Turks and Greeks live side by side without any problems in Cyprus. The gum merchant Dereli family, who lead their joyful lives in the idyllic geography of the island, are attacked like other Turkish families with the start of the events known as Bloody Noel. While family members who are separated from each other are driven from their towns and begin a forced migration, Kemal Dereli, the head of the family, becomes the leader of thousands of Turks on the migration path with his family.
The struggle for survival in the island of Cyprus, sent undercover while Turkey will change the course of events in Nicosia, while Ankara. The love of Ankara, who has turned into a secret hero on the island, and his fiancee, whom he fell apart, blended with longing and the struggle for life, intertwines with the story of the Dereli family. “Once Upon a Time in Cyprus” series, which will tell about the struggle for existence of the Turkish Cypriots and based on the real events on the island, will be on the screen in 1963, when the Cyprus events started to intensify.
WHERE IS CYPRUS ATTRACTED ONCE?
The shooting of the series, written by Emre Özdür and Başar Başaran and directed by Hakan İnan, has recently started in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) with the intense interest of the people of the island.
According to the statement made by TRT, the production “Once Upon a Time in Cyprus”, which is the first TV series to be broadcast on a national channel, will bring the struggle for existence and freedom of the Turkish Cypriot people to the screens. The Once Upon a Time Cyprus TV series was shot in Nicosia, Gazi Magusa and Mersin, as well as part of the story of the series in Istanbul. The main shooting area of the series took place in the old Maraş region on the island of Cyprus.
ONCE CYPRUS SERIES PLAYERS
Another ambitious cast of TRT’s highly anticipated series is as follows:
gum merchant Kemal Dereli character in the series Ahmet Kural, his wife Pearl Pelin Karahan, who cayoglu Serkan the Ankara character from the task secret to the island from Turkey, whereas the fiancé Gülper Özdemir plays.
Once upon a time, the production of Cyprus is produced by TMC Film, produced by Erol Avcı, while the screenplay is by Emre Özdür and Başar Başaran. Hakan Inan sits on the director’s chair of the series.