Übermensch Prophecy: The Legend of Greater Iskender

A documentary film crew follows İskender, who was proclaimed as the chosen one according to a prophecy by Nostradamus. İskender attemps to break world records as Rolling an orange with his nose, Most eggs crushed with the head, etc. Unfortunately he fails again and again. His failure makes him stopped thinking logically. And he decided to break the world record for longest love making.
The question is; is he really the chosen one? Let's assume he is, was he chosen for the world records he's trying to break? Or is he special in some other way?

  • Emre Aluç
    Director
  • Emre Aluç
    Writer
  • Dadahada Film
    Producer
  • Alper Günay
    Key Cast
  • Bihter Altay
    Key Cast
  • Yücel Yüksel
    Key Cast
  • Gözde Kısa
    Key Cast
  • Tamer Serkan Subaşı
    Key Cast
  • Emre Küçükosman
    Director of Photography
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Daha Büyük İskender
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Other
  • Genres:
    Mockumentary, Comedy, Drama, Experimental, fantasy, superhero
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 26 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 4, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Turkey
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany, Turkey
  • Language:
    Turkish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 25. International Love is Folly Film Festival, Varna
    Varna
    Bulgaria
    August 27, 2017
  • Yenisanat Film Buluşmaları
    İstanbul
    Turkey
    November 3, 2018
    Turkey Premiere
Director Biography - Emre Aluç

Emre Aluç is an Istanbul-based director who likes telling weird but funny stories that engages with real life.

He studied economics and sociology, started his career as a part-time cartoonist, working for comic magazines. He has been writing stage plays, TV and film scripts since 2005. The Übermensch Prophecy or The Inevitable Disavowal of Greater Iskender is his debut feature.

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Director Statement

I produced this feature film with many real people from the streets of Istanbul. The main aim of the movie is to observe a person's inner conflict through the perspective of a small town in the modern society where success is the only standard for happiness.