Last House in Istanbul DVD

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Last House in Istanbul DVD
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Çirkin dünya 1974 TURKEY Osman F. Seden, Savas Basar, Hülya Koçyigit, Oktar Durukan, Dogan Bavli

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  • Directed by Osman F. Seden
  • Starring Hülya Koçyigit, Savas Basar, Dogan Bavli, Oktar Durukan
  • Written by Safa Önal

Last House in Istanbul (1974) — Three criminals attack a couple in their car, forcing the woman to dance on the hood. When the police arrive, the thugs beat a hasty retreat to the home of a doctor and take him and his family hostage. The doctor immediately gets the bright idea to offer the crooks money to leave, which backfires when they realize it's Sunday, and the baddies will have to stick around until Monday so doc can go to the bank. Much terrorizing ensues.

Turkish films are always an interesting lot, and this Turkish LHOTL rip-off is no different. The villains in this consist of a well-dressed master criminal named "The Scorpion" and his two moronic accomplices. Those used to the Italian entries in this subgenre might be expecting more rape and violence, but Turkey being an Islamic Nation pretty much precludes that. Rape does hang heavy in the air though, and it does finally happen, but it's more alluded to than graphically depicted. The thugs are without conscience though, which makes for some interesting scenes, including a shocking one where a child is dunked repeatedly in a pool!

Last House in Istanbul DVD is available as a deluxe edition with custom cover and dvd case. Important: This title is manufactured-on-demand from the best-quality video master currently available and has not been remastered or restored.