21. December 2023
Arap Kadri ve Tarzan
- 21. December 2023
- Turkey, 2023
- Directed by: Emre Kavuk
- Cast: Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, Necip Memili, Zeynep Çamcı
- In Turkish with subtitles
Based on Arap Kadri and Tarzan cartoon series.
Life for the forest people of the woods has become unbearable because of draught. Tarzan who’s looking for a solution and Arap Kadri who doesn’t look for one get into a power struggle over this issue. Right at that time a girl arrives at the woods. Hülya says she’s the daughter of Arap Kadri. As of that moment nothing will be the same.
Hülya wants her father to be present at her engagement and wedding ceremonies. Arap Kadri doesn’t accept his daughter, nor does he want to have anything to do with her engagement and wedding. But Tarzan finds out that their water problem can be solved with money and since he knows that Hülya is rich, he convinces Arap Kadri to go to the city. Arap Kadri knows city life whereas it’s a first for Tarzan.
Arap Kadri of course takes Tarzan to his old neighborhood. With its old coffeehouse it is like in the 1980s, nothing has changed. Here Yaşar, the coffeehouse owner helps them and they spend the night there. Finally they make preparations for the engagement ceremony. Arap Kadri puts on a nice suit. The engagement ceremony starts and just as everything is about to be finished, Arap Kadri figures out that the groom has issues. As of that moment Arap Kadri starts transforming into his old bully state and begins to disrupt everything. Finally they have a dinner with the family of the groom in order to disrupt the wedding and come to an agreement. This is where money comes into play. Meanwhile we get to understand why Arap Kadri has left the city.
And then happy end… Maybe an unhappy one…