News Süt Kardeşler (Milk Brothers): A Hilarious Turkish Movie Blend of Mistaken Identities
Süt Kardeşler (Milk Brothers): A Hilarious Turkish Movie Blend of Mistaken Identities
'Süt Kardeşler' (Milk Brothers) is a classic Turkish comedy film directed by Ertem Eğilmez and released in 1976. Adapted from Hüseyin Rahmi Gürpınar's novel 'Gulyabani,' the film is known for its witty humor and unforgettable characters. Starring iconic actors such as Şener Şen, Kemal Sunal, and Adile Naşit, the film takes the audience on a delightful journey filled with mistaken identities and hilarious situations.
The story revolves around a grand mansion whose owner, Melek Hanım, mistakes Şaban for her foster son and invites him into her home. However, she introduces Şaban's friend Ramazan as 'Bayram,' her other son, to her hot-tempered brother Hüsamettin. The confusion deepens when the real Şaban and the real Bayram arrive at the mansion. Meanwhile, Şaban develops a crush on Bihter, Bayram's sister, and hilariously chases after her. To make things even more chaotic, Bayram's father brings a creature named 'Gulyabani' into the house. As the events unfold, Şaban, Bayram, and Ramazan find themselves caught in a web of misunderstandings and comical situations. Şaban eventually solves the mystery, and all three are honored with medals.
Cast and Characters:
Kemal Sunal as Şaban (Milkman)
Şener Şen as Hüsamettin
Adile Naşit as Melek
Halit Akçatepe as Ramazan (Emir eri)
Hale Soygazi as Bihter
Ayşen Gruda as Emine
Ergin Orbey as Bayram
Jale Altuğ as Afife
Yasemin Esmergül as Yasemin
Ali Şen as Kerami Bey
Türker Tekin as Kahya
Dinçer Çekmez as Çavuş
The film was shot in the historical Simenoğlu Mansion in Yeşilköy, Istanbul. This mansion, which hosted many comedies from Arzu Film during the late 1970s, has since become synonymous with Turkish comedy cinema. Additionally, the scenes depicting the mansion where Kerami Bey and his family lived were filmed at the Said Halim Pasha Yalı in Yeniköy, Sarıyer.
Legacy and Broadcast:
'Süt Kardeşler' remains a beloved film in Turkish cinema history, cherished for its humor and unforgettable characters. Its unique blend of comedy and situational humor has made it a timeless favorite among audiences. The film is often remembered for Şener Şen's portrayal of Hüsamettin and Kemal Sunal's lovable character Şaban. Over the years, it has continued to be broadcasted on television, bringing laughter to new generations of viewers.
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