The Class (2007)

Movie


The Class (2007)
Çilgin Dersane (original title)

Class of teenage students attempting to save their unconventional school from closure, which was one of the highest-grossing Turkish films of 2007.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Turkey
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Creators
Director Faruk Aksoy
Writer Safak Güçlü
Writer Irfan Saruhan
Information
Release Date2007-01-26
Runtime1h 57mins
GenreComedy
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyAksoy Film
CountryTurkey
LanguageTurkish
Alp Kirsan
Alp Kirsan
Sakar Bekir
Okan Karacan
Okan Karacan
Dr. Bilgin
Oguzhan Yildiz
Oguzhan Yildiz
Iddia Selim
Görkem Gürsoy
Görkem Gürsoy
Ayi Sedat
Ozan Aydemir
Ozan Aydemir
Firildak Hasan
Berke Hürcan
Berke Hürcan
Sahin
Gamze Karaman
Gamze Karaman
Eda
Seçkin Piriler
Seçkin Piriler
Berna
Mehmet Aslan
Mehmet Aslan
Kerem
Birol Engeler
Birol Engeler
Hursit
Aytaç Agirlar
Aytaç Agirlar
Sehmus
Irfan Saruhan
Irfan Saruhan
Ziver

Cool School (2007 film)

Cool School (Turkish: Çılgın Dersane) is a 2007 Turkish comedy film, directed by Faruk Aksoy, about a class of teenage students attempting to save their unconventional school from closure. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on 26 January 2007 (2007-01-26), was one of the highest-grossing Turkish films of 2007 and was followed by Cool School Camp (2008).


Plot

A private education institute on the edge of bankruptcy is about to be closed down. An initially reluctant student body, lured to the institute by the promise of learning in a holiday village, join the staff to stop the closure by entering an inter-school contest in the hope of winning first place and the money to save their school.


Cast

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Production

The film was shot on location in Antalya, Turkey.


Release

The film opened on general release in 149 screens across Turkey on 26 January 2007 (2007-01-26) at number two in the Turkish box office chart with an opening weekend gross of US$694,626.


Reception

The film was number one at the Turkish box office for two weeks running and was one of the highest grossing Turkish films of 2007 with a total gross of US$4,265,287.

International gross
DateTerritoryScreensRankOpening WeekendTotal Gross
26 January 2007Turkey1492US$694,626US$4,265,287
15 March 2007Germany5-US$1,776US$116,915
16 March 2007Austria235US$301US$26,840