Istanbul Tales

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Istanbul Tales
Theatrical Poster
Directed by
  • Selim Demirdelen
  • Kudret Sabancı
  • Ümit Ünal
  • Yücel Yolcu
  • Ömür Atay
Produced by Erol Avcı
Written by Ümit Ünal
Music by Gökhan Kırdar
Cinematography Mehmet Aksın
TMC Film
Distributed by Ishak Films
Release dates
  • March 11, 2005 (2005-03-11)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Turkey
Language Turkish

Istanbul Tales (Turkish: Anlat İstanbul) is a 2005 Turkish drama-anthology film, directed by Selim Demirdelen, Kudret Sabancı, Ümit Ünal, Yücel Yolcu and Ömür Atay, which tells five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairytales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood. The film, which went on nationwide general release on 11 March 2005, won several awards including Best Film at the 24th International Istanbul Film Festival.


The film won the Best Film of the Year and Best Actress awards at the 2005 Istanbul International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize at the 2006 Bangkok International Film Festival and Jury Prize of "Artistic Expression" (Original Idea) at the 2005 MedFilm Festival in Rome.


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