Mega-Popular Turkish Horror Film
and It's Sequel in a Double Feature Package!
Original full Turkish title: SICCIN: BUYU HARAMDIR [Sicca Syndrome:
The Growing Evil]
director: Alper Mestçi
starring: Merve Ates · Toygun Ates · Pinar Caglar Genctürk
starring: Bulut Akkale · Efsun Akkurt · Mana Alkoy
Cinema has not been taken seriously by movie-goers for many years. Of
course, genre fans have embraced movies like 3
DEV ADAM, SEYTEN
(TURKISH) SUPERMAN for their quirkiness, but the words 'See
This Scary Movie' is NOT the opening line
for a Turkish Horror film review. That is, until now. Director Alper
Mestçi has turned Turkish Cinema on its head by helming this
slick, accomplished and [yes] scary horror movie that has been called
"as important as the original Exorcist."
Movies with extensive gore and sleaze are not particularly unusual in
Turkish Cinema (see HORRIBLE
HOUSE IN ISTANBUL and SEX
AND KILLING) but to see those elements outside of the 'B-Film'
structure is quite unique. Here is the story of Öznur, a young
woman who uses black magic to convince her married cousin to fall in
love with her. But, she is not prepared for the evil unleashed by the
spell. In the sequel, the marriage of Adnan and Hicran is destroyed
by the deadly Sicca Syndrome after the agonizing death of one of their
Both complete films are included in this Double Feature package with
Two Turkish movies
with English subtitles; widescreen format (16:9), 96 & 86 minutes,
encoded for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any American machine.
for Adult Audiences