The Gift (Turkish TV series)

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The Gift
Also known asAtiye
Genre
  • Mystery
  • Psychological thriller
  • science fiction
Based onDünyanın Uyanışı by Şengül Boybaş
Written by
  • Jason George
  • Nuran Evren Şit


Directed by
  • Ozan Açıktan
  • Gönenç Uyanık
  • Ali Taner
Starring
Country of originTurkey
Original language(s)Turkish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Onur Güvenatam
  • Özge Bağdatlıoğlu
  • Jason George
Producer(s)Alex Sutherland
Production location(s)Göbekli Tepe
Editor(s)
  • Erhan Acar Jr
  • Korhan Koryurek
  • Aylin Tinel
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time30-50 minutes
Production company(s)Netflix
OG Medya
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)
Original releaseDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27) –
present
External links
Website

The Gift (known in Turkey as Atiye) is a Turkish psychological thriller netiflx series starring Beren Saat. It was written by Jason George and Nuran Evren Şit. The first season consists of 8 episodes and became available for streaming on Netflix on December 27, 2019.[1][2] The series is an adaptation of the novel Dünyanın Uyanışı by Şengül Boybaş. The second season was released on September 10, 2020. The series is renewed for a third, and final season.

Premise[edit]

Atiye, a painter in Istanbul, embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
18December 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
28September 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Episode 1"Ozan AçıktanJason GeorgeDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
2"Episode 2"Ozan AçıktanNuran Evren ŞitDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
3"Episode 3"Ozan AçıktanAyşin AkbulutDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
4"Episode 4"Gönenç UyanıkCansu ÇobanDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
5"Episode 5"Gönenç UyanıkNuran Evren ŞitDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
6"Episode 6"Gönenç UyanıkCansu Çoban and Merih AslanDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
7"Episode 7"Gönenç UyanıkAtasay KoçDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)
8"Episode 8"Gönenç UyanıkNuran Evren Şit and Nergis Otluoğlu AkoğluDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
91"Episode 1"Ali Taner BaltacıNuran Evren ŞitSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
102"Episode 2"Ali Taner BaltacıNuran Evren Şit and Ayşin AkbulutSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
113"Episode 3"Ali Taner BaltacıNuran Evren Şit and Ali ErcivanSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
124"Episode 4"Burcu AlptekinNergis Otluoğlu AkoğluSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
135"Episode 5"Burcu AlptekinNuran Evren Şit and Merih AslanSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
146"Episode 6"Burcu AlptekinPelin KaramehmetoğluSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
157"Episode 7"Gökhan TiryakiAtasay Koç and Nuran Evren ŞitSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)
168"Episode 8"Gökhan TiryakiNuran Evren ŞitSeptember 10, 2020 (2020-09-10)

Production[edit]

Filming took place in Istanbul, Göbekli Tepe, Adıyaman and Mount Nemrut, among other locations in Turkey.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atiye dizisinden ilk fragman geldi". NTV. November 17, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (March 25, 2019). "Netflix Boards Second Turkish Original, 'The Gift,' Starring Beren Saat". Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "The Gift – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  4. ^ Kolağasıoğlu, Utku (March 25, 2019). "Beren Saat'in Rol Alacağı Netflix Dizisi Atiye Hakkında Bilmeniz Gerekenler". listelist.com. Retrieved December 1, 2019.

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