The inspiring life of Barış Telli, who is known as “Amputated Messi” in Turkey and around the world with his high-level achievements in football, becomes a movie!
The newest link of biographies, which have gained momentum in recent years in our country and attracted great interest from the audience, is brought to the big screen this time with a living name. The inspiring life of Barış Telli, who is known as “Amputated Messi” in Turkey and around the world with his high-level achievements in many branches of sports, but especially in football, was produced by 4 Story production company. “Peace with Life” It is being adapted into a movie. The movie will be released in the fall.
Barış Telli, who lost his right leg at the age of four because of the ball he was chasing while playing, did not let the disability that turned his life and dreams upside down when he was a small child “obstacle”.
With the support of his teachers, especially his family, and the perseverance he embodied, he not only managed to walk but over the years broke Turkish records in many branches of sports from athletics to tennis, won international medals, he was not satisfied… He worked tirelessly, helped the regulations change with his persistent applications, and became the first physically disabled physical education teacher in our country.
Living Legend Peace String
Barış’s football talent was at a completely different level. He won numerous championships, top scorers, and the athlete of the year titles both in the clubs he played for and in the Amputee Football National Team, and documentaries were made all over the world, including Japan. He was named Equal Game by UEFA. He was now, like Messi, a living legend and became known as “Amputated Messi”.
Continuing to add success to his successes at the age of 33, the life of Barış Telli, whose star is shining day by day in the national and international sports arena, is now being brought to the big screen by 4 Story Production in autumn under the name “Life with Peace”.
Barış Telli: “I want to show everyone I can reach that the impossible is not possible”
“I have faced many challenges throughout my life, but even in the face of all these challenges, I never stopped chasing my dreams and goals. One of my goals has been to show every person I can reach that there is no such thing as ‘impossible’ and to remind them not to stop fighting despite all the obstacles on the path they believe in. Today we are taking a step towards making that happen. I am very happy and excited. I am sure that everyone watching will experience the same feelings as me.”
“The life of Barış is the embodiment of faith and courage. An example should be taken.”
Producer Hünkar Doğan, one of the founding partners of the company: “Life with Peace is our first movie as a 4 Story production company. We are four partners with Gökhan Oskay, Barış Kenan Özkan and İbrahim Halil Turan; we aim to make permanent and lasting works in the cinema industry.
We follow Barış Telli’s successes closely. We were proud of his achievements, just like our other amputee athletes. He is a very determined, hardworking, self-believing athlete who does not allow any obstacle to stop him from giving up on his dreams, and someone who should be taken as an example… Barış’s character will both inspire them to find the strength within them and set an example for other members of our society, especially the new generation who are concerned about the future, and even adults, to question themselves and not give up. and emotional pain, economic hardship He did not get discouraged, he did not stay home.
He reinvented himself and achieved it by believing in the power within him. It will also be a reflection of our corporate identity as a company, to describe this magnificent devotion with the art of cinema, and to immortalize this story, which will set an example for the whole society from seven to seventy years old. We are very excited,” he said.