Veteran director Yunus Şevik’s reality show “Anlatırsan Film Olur” became a huge success on his YouTube channel. After shooting 42 episodes and reaching 25 million views, Şevik filmed one of the 5 most watched real life stories after the project.
Yunus Şevik brought Sevgi Görmez’s struggle for her children and her fight for life to the big screen. This movie, which emerged due to the interest in the life of a non-celebrity, was the first to focus on the life of a commoner.
Yunus Şevik expressed his satisfaction for turning the most watched story into a movie despite the difficulty of the project. The movie, titled “I Want to Live”, brings together important actors such as Ayşegül Kaygusuz, Osman Fındık, Yavuz Aksoy, Gazel Yüksel, Erol Aydemir, Sema Aydemir, Hülya Ses, Esra Vural, Eylül Aydağ with Esma Şevik’s award-winning script.
The successful director stated that the most difficult part of transferring a true story to cinema is not to move away from reality. Emphasizing that they successfully overcame this difficulty together with the actors and screenwriter, Şevik stated that they achieved success in this film as in every project.
Yunus Şevik said that the story he turned into a movie through his reality show was a special project for him. Sharing that “I Want to Live” was prepared with labor for 3 years and that he listened to the stories of many people and filmed the stories of 42 guests in a year, the director stated that he was happy to leave a different work to the history of cinema with this project.
The drama film “I Want to Live”, which was transferred to the white screen with the story that emerged from the reality show, has started the countdown for the vision. Audiences are eagerly awaiting this emotional and impressive story.