Bir Zamanlar Kibris (English title: Once Upon a Time in Cyprus) is a Turkish historical drama series. It is a production of TMC Film and the first episode was published on April 1, 2021. It focuses on the conflicts on the island of Cyprus and the development of the Cyprus Problem. The series includes the aggressive activities of the pro- Enosis Greek Cypriots towards Turkish Cypriots.
Bir Zamanlar Kibris Synopsis
“In 1963, the Dereli family, a gum merchant who lived a joyful life in the idyllic geography of the island, was attacked like other Turkish families with the onset of what is known as Bloody Christmas. As family members separated from each other were driven out of their towns and began a forced migration, Kemal Dereli, the head of the family, became the leader of thousands of Turks on the migration route with his own family.
While fighting for his life in Cyprus, the Ankaraian who was sent to the island from Turkey on a secret mission changes the course of events in Nicosia. The love of Ankara resident and his fiancee, who became a hidden hero on the island, blended with longing and struggle for life, is intertwined with the story of the Dereli family. “
Where to watch
Various Websites are Translating this series in English subtitles. Below are the links to the site.