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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

Writer:

Tony Gatlif (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daphne Patakia ... Djam
Simon Abkarian ... Kakourgos
Maryne Cayon Maryne Cayon ... Avril
Kimonas Kouris Kimonas Kouris ... Pano (as Kimon Kouris)
Solon Lekkas Solon Lekkas ... Solon
Yannis Bostantzoglou ... Le père
Eleftheria Komi Eleftheria Komi ... Maria
Michalis Iatropoulos ... Le taxi
Seray Yalçin Seray Yalçin ... Musicienne gare Grèce
Panagiotis Stathopoulos Panagiotis Stathopoulos ... Musicien gare / Grèce (as Panayotis Stathopoulos)
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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Storyline

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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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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Extremely tremendous...
5 June 2020 | by ermanyukselSee all my reviews

Never my soul have been shaken before like this. Especially the "musics-story-cast" trio complete each other as a wild harmony. Every people who carry a heart may absolutely affected by this georgeous movie.A desperate requiem is waiting for you. I should have been watched this before...


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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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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$504,078
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.50 : 1
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