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Djam, a Greek girl, is sent to Istanbul on a mission to find a motor-boat part of her uncle, a former sailor and great fan of the Greek musical style rebetiko. In the city, she meets Avril,... See full summary »

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Tony Gatlif

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daphne Patakia ... Djam
Simon Abkarian ... Kakourgos
Maryne Cayon Maryne Cayon ... Avril
Kimon Kouris Kimon Kouris ... Pano
Solon Lekkas Solon Lekkas ... Solon
Yannis Bostantzoglou Yannis Bostantzoglou ... Le père
Eleftheria Komi Eleftheria Komi ... Maria
Michalis Iatropoulos ... Le taxi
Seray Yalçin Seray Yalçin ... Musicienne gare Grèce
Panayotis Stathopoulos Panayotis Stathopoulos ... Musicien gare / Grèce
Panayotis Katsabas Panayotis Katsabas ... Panayotis marin / Grèce
Ömer Parmak Ömer Parmak ... Réceptionniste hôtel / Turquie
Giorgos Sfyridis Giorgos Sfyridis ... Réceptionniste hôtel / Grèce
Kemal Trak Kemal Trak ... Forgeron / Turquie
Mustafa Özcan Mustafa Özcan ... Forgeron / Turquie
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Djam, a Greek girl, is sent to Istanbul on a mission to find a motor-boat part of her uncle, a former sailor and great fan of the Greek musical style rebetiko. In the city, she meets Avril, a French woman who works as a volunteer with refugees but who has run out of money and not known in Turkey. Generous, fearless and unpredictable, Djam leaves with Avril to Mytilene - a journey of music and encounters. Written by Rodrigo Gonçalves Winther

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Adventure | Drama | Music

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Country:

France | Greece | Turkey

Language:

French | Greek | English

Release Date:

9 August 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Djam: Una joven de espíritu libre See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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$504,078
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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1.50 : 1
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The picture that Djam gets from her friends at train station is a promotional picture from a Turkish film called The Baggy Trousers Case (1983), which tells story of a group of women in a small village who get organized against the men of the town. See more »

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Mediocre
2 December 2018 | by oogultaySee all my reviews

It was a movie I wanted to watch for a long time. I watched with great expectation but could not find what I was looking for. Much more successful work can be done by using the Turkish Greek Common Culture.


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