Movies

And now for your feature presentation

A co-worker of mine has granted my wish:

The Man Who Saves the World (Turkish Star Wars)

Turkish-made film commonly known as Turkish Star Wars because of its notorious bootlegging of Star Wars film clips worked into the film.  Released in 1982, Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam was created in Turkey caught in the midst of massive political upheaval. As a result, American-made films were not easily acquired and were often remade with a Turkish cast and setting. The musical soundtrack is entirely lifted from Western film hits of the time, primarily using Raiders of the Lost Ark. There are also scenes incorporating the music of Moonraker, Flash Gordon, Battlestar Galactica, Planet of the Apes and Disney’s The Black Hole.

Complete with sub-titles, all 91 glorious, rotten minutes of it.  I look forward to watching with morbid fascination.

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