MAGI (2015) Overview of Turkish horror



‘A curse. You’ve got 19 hours left. And then you die.’

Magi is a 2015 Turkish horror film written and directed Hasan Karacadağ ([email protected] and its sequels; Semum; Vampiria), who also co-produced with Loris Curci for Taff Pictures. It stars Lucie Pohl, Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Brianne Davis.


Marla Watkins moved to Istanbul a few years ago. She now teaches English in a local language school. Her sister, Olivia, is a New York-based journalist. When informed about Marla’s pregnancy, Olivia travels to Turkey to visit her sister. Marla lives in a fancy neighbourhood. She was previously married to an Iranian artist, but the two have recently put an end to their relationship. Marla decided to keep the baby and that is when sinister happenings began to occur…




Cast and characters:

  • Michael Madsen … Lawrence Irlam – Rock Paper Dead; CobragatorLumberjack Man; Piranhaconda
  • Stephen Baldwin … Burga – Shark in Venice
  • Brianne Davis … Marla Watkins – PsychophoniaChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2; Among Friends
  • Dragan Micanovic … Deyran
  • Lucie Pohl … Olivia Watkins
  • Emine Meyrem … Suzan
  • Kenan Ece … Emir