'The Club' : 5 things you need to know about the Turkish Netflix show
After being released from prison, Matilda tries to reconnect with her daughter while working at Istanbul's most revolutionary nightclub
The 'found family' trope can truly be a heartwarming one, but it seldom starts that way. Sometimes, it takes trial and adversity to discover the people who have your best interests at heart and the journey is not an easy one. For Matilda, the protagonist of 'The Club', life has not been kind to her. But after regaining her freedom in the most literal sense, she finds herself in a situation where she helps and relies on the most unlikely set of people.
When does ''The Club'' release and where can you watch it
You can watch 'The Club' on Netflix on November 5, 2021
Who stars in the 'The Club' series
Gokce Bahadir is an actress. Her works include 'Evlilik Hakkinda Her Sey', 'Ufak Tefek Cinayetler', 'Adi Efsane', 'Hatirla Gönül', 'Aramizda Kalsin', 'Kayip Sehir', 'Sensiz Olmaz', '5'er beser', 'My Grandfather's People', 'Yaprak Dökümü', 'Hircin Kiz Kadife', 'Yine de asigim', 'Hayat bilgisi', 'Yol Palas cinayeti' and 'Mühürlü güller'.
Baris Arduc is an actor, his works include 'Alparslan Büyük Selçuklu', 'Çukur', 'Kuzgun', 'Time of happiness', 'Love for Rent', 'Racon', 'Deliha' and 'Bugünün Saraylisi'.
Salih Bademci is an actor, his works include -- 'Plastic Dream', 'Ilk Ve Son', 'Yalanci', 'Kirmizi Oda', 'Istanbullu Gelin', 'Cereyan', 'Love for Rent' and 'Ulan Istanbul'.
The cast also includes Murat Garibagaoglu, Metin Akdülger, Valeria Lakhina, Merve Seyma Zengin, Doganay Ünal, Firat Tanis, Istar Gökseven, Ilker Kilic, Asude Kalebek, and Sezer Aricay.
What is 'The Club' all about
'The Club' follows the story of Matilda, a seamstress who is released from prison. Working in Istanbul's most revolutionary nightclub in 1955, she struggles to fix her relationship with her estranged daughter, who is involved with a famed cassanova. Between her family drama, she also has to deal with the egos of club manager Orhan, her boss Celebi, and visionary artist Selim. However, despite these unlikely circumstances, Matilda manages to create lasting bonds. As per the summary -- "In 1950s Istanbul, amid political unrest, a Jewish mother seeks to reconnect with her daughter after being released from prison."
Who are the directors?
Zeynep Gunay Tan and Seren Yuce are the directors of the series.
Zeynep's works include 'Istanbullu Gelin', 'Arkadaslar Iyidir', 'Muhtesem Yüzyil: Kösem', 'Benim Adim Gultepe', 'Kayip', 'Time Goes By', 'Valley of the Wolves: Ambush' and 'Esref Saati'.
Seren's works include 'Masum', 'Rüzgarda salinan nilüfer' and 'Majority'.
You can check out the trailer for 'The Club' here. The caption alongside it reads -- "The most unexpected people can become your chosen family in a place you never thought could be home. The Club, coming to Netflix, November 5. "