Onur Ünlü

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Onur Ünlü
Born 1973
İzmit, Turkey
Occupation Film director
Years active 2007-present

Onur Ünlü (born 1973) is a Turkish film director, screenwriter, poet and actor. [1] [2]

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Filmography

Year Title Credited as Notes
DirectorScreenwriter
2009 Love, Bitter Yes
2011 The Extremely Tragic Story of Celal Tan and His Family YesYes
2010 Five Cities YesYes
2011-2013 Leyla and Mecnun YesTV series
2013 Thou Gild'st the Even YesYes
2014 Let's Sin YesYes

Awards

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