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92 Ratings

The Agha

Züğürt Ağa

Directed by Nesli Çölgeçen
Turkey, 1985
Comedy, Drama


Zügürt Aga (The Agha) begins in an arid, far away village of southeastern Turkey and ends in Istanbul. The film tells the story of an agha (rural landlord) who fails to adopt to the socioeconomic changes because of his conservatism and romanticism.

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The Agha Directed by Nesli Çölgeçen

Awards & Festivals

!f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Best Turkish Film of the Year

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival

1986 | 3 wins including: Best Screenplay

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