BALKAN PANORAMA FILM FESTIVAL
ERDAL ÖZYAĞCILAR

JOURNEY TO CHARACTER

Yeşilçam Cinema's 45-Year-Old Character Actor: The secrets of Erdal Özyağcılar's acting career.

First acquaintance with the theater. Interesting coincidences that made him love the theater. His family's place in the theater love. Theatrical dreams begin to appear after attending the first screenings.

Archaic place, Bursa's place in childhood, youth and acting career.

University life after high school. Endless love of theatre. Conservatory exam taken with the application of a friend. Meeting with theater veterans such as Cüneyt Gökçer, Yıldız Kenter, Haldun Dormen, and the first steps towards acting in their theaters. The period of film acting which started with master director Atıf Yılmaz after successive theater roles. In this period, the peak of the profession is captured with the role of the son-in-law. However, the expected lead role in the cinema comes on TV. Especially with his leading roles in Balkan-themed TV series, he is well known and loved not only in Turkey but also in Europe, especially in the Balkan countries where TV series are shown.

In the cinema, the character of the son-in-law who knows what to do, turns into a merciful and fair father on TV.