Pera Palas’ta Gece Yarısı (English title: Midnight at the Pera Palace), is a 2022 Turkish time travel historical drama television series directed by Emre Şahin starring Hazal Kaya, Tansu Biçer and Selahattin Paşalı. The show was released on Netflix on March 3, 2022, with the season consisting of 8 episodes. It is based on the 2014 book Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul by Charles King.
|Original Title:||Pera Palas’ta Gece Yarısı|
|English Title:||Midnight at the Pera Palace|
|Genre:||Drama, History, Mystery|
|Director:||Emre Sahin, Nisan Dag|
|Writer:||Sam Anzel, Charles King|
Pera Palas’ta Gece Yarısı Synopsis
Based on the critically acclaimed Charles King novel, this series discusses the rise of modern-day Turkey, specifically, those who helped make the city into the amazing place that it is today. Esra is a journalist looking for her next big story. She sets off to visit the Pera Palace, an esteemed hotel in Istanbul known for both its intriguing history and its mysterious supernatural happenings. One fateful night, Esra is suddenly sent back to the past, finding herself in 1919. There, she meets all sorts of key figures from the past, including Mr. Halit, who isn’t just the key to Esra returning to the present but is also the key to ensuring the election of Turkey’s first president, Mustafa Kemal, comes to pass. How will Esra keep the past the same to prevent the future from changing? We’ll have to tune in to find out.
Trailer of Pera Palas’ta Gece Yarısı
Cast of Pera Palas’ta Gece Yarısı
Hazal Kaya – Esra
Leyla Hazal Kaya (born 1 October 1990) is a Turkish actress. Kaya was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She attended Gaziosmanpaşa elementary school and she graduated in 2009 from the Liceo Italiano di Istanbul. She went to Istanbul Bilgi University for her university. She is currently continuing her studies in Istanbul. Her parents who are both lawyers divorced when she was 7 years old. She was introduced to the art and the acting world at a very young age, as a child she took ballet and violin lessons for 7 years. Kaya speaks Italian, and English fluently in addition to her native language Turkish. She was also said to be learning her fourth language German.
Selahattin Pasali – Halit
Selahattin Paşalı (born 2 February 1990) is a Turkish actor. He joined Darüşşafaka Sports Club at the age of 14 and served as a team captain during his time there.
Tansu Bicer – Ahmet
Engin Hepileri – Reşat
Hakan Dinckol – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Where to watch
Various Websites are Translating this series in English subtitles. Below are the links to the site.
AskLaftanAnlamazinHindi | TurkishFam | Osnsub | Kinemania