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Saadet Aksoy is a Actor Turque born on 29 august 1983 at Istanbul (Turquie)

Saadet Aksoy

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Birth name Saadet Işıl Aksoy
Nationality Turquie
Birth 29 august 1983 (35 years) at Istanbul (Turquie)

Saadet Aksoy (born 29 August 1983) is a Turkish-born actress who is of Greek descent from her maternal grandfather and Egyptian descent from her maternal grandmother. Aksoy received critical acclaim with her portrayal of Aska, a red-haired punk trumpet player in Italian actor-director Sergio Castellitto's film Twice Born, in which she co-starred with Penélope Cruz and Emile Hirsch. Christy Lemire described her as "the striking Saadet Aksoy" in her Twice Born review, and film critic David Rooney stated, "Saadet Aksoy brings a subdued fieriness to her scenes as a Bosnian woman." on The Hollywood Reporter. In his article on Variety, Boyd Van Hoeij wrote, "Turkish thesp Saadet Aksoy impresses in a supporting role as a spunky Yugoslav local." about her performance in Twice Born.

Sergio Castellitto explained his first encounter with Aksoy in an article on Vogue Turkey with these words: "Saadet, the first time I met you it was through the internet. I had accidentally 'fallen' on a movie trailer. I actually don’t remember anything of that trailer, of that movie. Yet I remember that I saw a woman turning her head abruptly to the camera, her blue eyes burning everything in that framing, blasting the reverse shot."

Saadet Aksoy has been in the juries of such film festivals as Cairo International Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival and Istanbul Film Festival. She became the spokesperson for L'Oreal Paris in Turkey in the year 2013.

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Filmography of Saadet Aksoy (6 films)

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Twice Born
Twice Born (2012)
, 2h7
Directed by Sergio Castellitto
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, War, Historical, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Political films
Actors Emile Hirsch, Penélope Cruz, Mira Furlan, Jane Birkin, Saadet Aksoy, Sergio Castellitto
Roles Aska
Rating73% 3.6984153.6984153.6984153.6984153.698415
Oft-married Gemma visits Sarajevo with her only child, Pietro. The two of them had escaped the city sixteen years ago, just days after his birth during the Bosnian War. Diego, her second husband and Pietro's father, remained behind and later died. As they travel with her wartime friend Gojco, she tries to repair her relationship with Pietro, asking her third husband (by phone) if she should tell Pietro that she did not give birth to him. Gemma is later stunned by the revelation that Pietro's real mother, Aska, is still alive and married to Gojco. Aska reveals that, contrary to Gemma's long held belief, Diego was not Pietro's father, as she had been a sex slave to a garrison of the Serb Volunteer Guard. Gemma must face loss, the cost of war and the redemptive power of love.
The Rebound, 1h34
Directed by Bart Freundlich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, Kelly Gould, Art Garfunkel, Jake Cherry, John Schneider
Roles Turkish girl in cafe
Rating62% 3.1491453.1491453.1491453.1491453.149145
A housewife and mother of two, Sandy (Catherine Zeta-Jones), discovers that her husband has been unfaithful. After a hasty divorce, she leaves home and goes to New York City with her young son and daughter. There, they begin a new life. Sandy rents an apartment above a coffee house and befriends one of the waiters, Aram Finklestein (Justin Bartha). Aram, at 25, is not sure what he wants to do with his life although he has a college degree and a tendency toward Women's Studies and Feminism. He decides to babysit Sandy's children and becomes their full-time nanny. He develops a close-knit relationship with the children; and a chemistry starts to brew between Aram and Sandy, ensuing in an awkward sexual encounter that the children come to know about.
Eastern Plays, 1h23
Directed by Kamen Kalev
Origin Bulgarie
Genres Drama
Actors Saadet Aksoy, Christo Christov, Hatice Aslan, Anjela Nedyalkova
Rating72% 3.6450753.6450753.6450753.6450753.645075
Eastern Plays is the story of two alienated brothers, Hristo or Itso (Hristo Hristov), an artist woodcarver who is struggling with his methadone addiction, and Georgi (Ovanes Torosyan), a high school student who is dragged into a neo-Nazi gang. The central point of the film is an ethnically-motivated attack by Georgi's neo-Nazi gang on a Turkish family from Istanbul, who are spending the night in Sofia en route to Germany. While Georgi initially participates in the beating, he is frightened and runs away. Itso, who had seen the family at a restaurant while he dined with his now-ex-girlfriend Niki (Nikolina Yancheva), ends up intervening and saving the family, including the beautiful daughter Işıl (Saadet Işıl Aksoy). In his developing feelings for Işıl, Itso sees hope of a positive change in his destiny, while Georgi's actions and his brother's help make him question his philosophy and reconsider his outlook on life.
Love in Another Language
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Saadet Aksoy, Mert Fırat
Rating73% 3.6983853.6983853.6983853.6983853.698385
Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks of the people around him. At his friend Vedat’s engagement party, he meets Zeynep, who later finds out about Onur’s hearing disability, but is not bothered by it. She is forced by her overbearing father to leave home and gets a job at a call-center. Having to speak on the phone all day to people she doesn’t know, Zeynep finds peace with Onur, who she communicates with perfectly without speaking...
A Beautiful Life, 1h21
Directed by Alejandro Chomski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jesse Garcia, Angela Sarafyan, Bai Ling, Debi Mazar, Rena Owen, Jonathan LaPaglia
Roles Denise
Rating47% 2.376122.376122.376122.376122.37612
A young woman, Maggie (Angela Sarafyan), is on the run from her abusive father. David (Jesse Garcia) is an illegal immigrant working as a dishwasher while searching for his mother in Los Angeles. The two meet, and fall in love.
Egg
Egg (2007)
, 1h37
Directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu
Genres Drama
Actors Nejat İşler, Saadet Aksoy
Roles Ayla
Rating65% 3.298423.298423.298423.298423.29842
Poet Yusuf learns about the death of his mother Zehra and goes back to his hometown, Tire, where he had not been for years. In his mother's house, a young girl, his cousin Ayla, awaits him. Yusuf had not been aware of Ayla, who had been living with his mother for five years.