Yilmaz Güney

Apr 1, 1937
near to Adana, south Anatolien, Turkey

Bio: Turkish filmmaker Yilmaz Güney, considered a mouthpiece for the common man, was virtually unknown outside of Turkey until after 1981. His highly politicized films about the effects of government upon Turkish people were so controversial that to even write about him, let alone view his films or speak of him was forbidden by the government. As a young man Güney… More


Born Today