Guided under the catchy direction of Serene Yüce and Zeynap Günay Tan, The club is a show belonging to the period drama genre which was streamed on the OTT giant Netflix. The starcast of the show included Turkish stars like Baris Arduç, Gökçe Bahadir, Firat Tanis, Salih Bademçi, Asude kalebek and Metin Akdülger among others. The first season of the series which has been released recently is divided into two parts with one part consisting of 6 episodes got premiered on 5 November 2021 while the second part of the series with another six episodes is going to be released on 6 January 2021.
The screenplay of this series is written by Rana Denizer and Neçati Sahin. You all must know about the lead character of the series Matilda, an ex-prisoner, but do you all know if this story is just a made-up tale of imagination or it is braided from the chords of reality?? Got stuck in suspicion?? Well.. here we are, your lovely buddies to get you out of this suspicion!! We are going to tell you if the story of Club is really a true tale or not!!
Is The Club Based on a True Story?
Yupp!! The story of the series The Club about the ex-convict Matilda is true as hell. It is the story of a seamstress who used to serve in a club of Instabul which was then under the domination of these clubs in the times of the ’50s. The series also portrayed the exploitation of the workers and laborers being done in these clubs looking so glamorous and ravishing from outside while sulking with uncontrolled men doing whatever they want with the lady workers and seamstresses. Being a Single Jewish mother, the makers have tried to pay tribute to the ladies who have survived the atrocities of the cruel society of Instanbul in the ’50s filled with clumsy rich upper class who had no compassion, not even worth a penny, and the lower class full of misery and exploitation.
The Club Story
The story follows the life of Matilda who got convicted in her past for some deeds enters into the dirty play of Istanbul of the 1950s with null speculations about what’s going to happen with her future. Her life takes a turn and leads to her daughter Rasel. Rasel didn’t even know that Matilda was her mother before meeting for the first time there. The tables get completely turned when she joins a revolutionary club in Istanbul which is filled with people trying to test if she can withstand the bond of her and her daughter. Primely focusing on Matilda’s wavy life the story also backdrops the political unrest of Istanbul. Among all of these tensions, it’s Matilda’s struggle to form a happy and peaceful family which is worth watching for the audience.
The Club Cast
The club series cast was completely soaked with Turkish actors who had delivered extraordinarily well in their respective roles. The show got applauded by the critics as well as different jury panels for its excellent performances. Now we would like to mention the list of those actors:
- Gökçe Bahadır as Matilda Aseo
- Barış Arduç as “Fıstık” İsmet Denizer
- Asude Kalebek as Raşel Aseo
- Salih Bademci as Selim Songür
- Metin Akdülger as Orhan Şahin
- Suzan Kardeş, as Orhan’s mother
- Fırat Tanış as Çelebi
- Merve Şeyma Zengin as Tasula
- Hülya Duyar, as İsmet’s mother.
- İştar Gökseven as Ali Şeker
- Murat Garibağaoğlu as David.
- İlker Kılıç, as Mordo
- Valeria Lakhina, as Diana
- Doğanay Ünal, as Bahtiyar
The Club Episodes
It is interesting that the show is divided into two parts with the first part comprised of the first six episodes being premiered on 5 November 2021 while the seventh episode being released on 6 January 2021. Here is the list of the episodes of the series that have been released so far-
- Episode 1 – 5 November 2021
- Episode 2 – 5 November 2021
- Episode 3 – 5 November 2021
- Episode 4 – 5 November 2021
- Episode 5 – 5 November 2021
- Episode 6 – 5 November 2021
Episode 7 – 6 January 2021
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