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British director visits historical sites in Istanbul

Guy Ritchie, who is in Turkey for shooting of his movie Five Eyes, visits Hagia Sophia mosque, Topkapi Palace

Hilal Ustuk   | 28.02.2021
British director visits historical sites in Istanbul


British director and screenwriter Guy Ritchie on Sunday visited Hagia Sophia mosque and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.

The world-famous director is in Turkey for the shooting of his movie Five Eyes.

Ritchie, known for his productions, including Clash, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: Shadow Plays and The Gentlemen, toured Istanbul with his crew.

He was accompanied by his wife Jacqui Ainsley, Istanbul’s top culture and tourism official Coskun Yilmaz, US actor Josh Harnett, producer Ivan Atkinson, Warner Bros President and Managing Director Josh Berger and Miramax CEO Bill Block.

Later, Ritchie along with his crew members left for Antalya to continue working on the movie project.

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