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« on: Sep 15, 2010 02:24 PM »

Kösem Sultan, one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history, is now the subject of a feature film, 'Mahpeyker.' Screenwriter Avni Özgürel says past depictions of Kösem Sultan as a despot were false, adding that his film shows her in a better light. Most importantly, he says, 'Mahpeyker' recounts the empire's history through women, rather than men

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