Lebanon bans ?Fetih 1453? from theaters

BEIRUT: Turkish director Faruk Aksoy?s ?Fetih 1453? has been banned from Lebanon?s theaters because it is offensive to Orthodox Christians.

?Fetih 1453? tells the story of Mehmet II, who ascends to the Ottoman throne after the deaths of his father Murat II and brother Osman Erciyes. More powerful than ever, he inherits the throne with the conquest of Constantinople as his main priority.

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Culture/Film/2012/Oct-08/190502-lebanon-bans-fetih-1453-from-theaters.ashx#ixzz28pbPSx6C
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

 

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