ALEPPO - ISTANBUL. THE GUEST

By Andaç HAZNEDAROGLU

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Drama - Completed 2017

When a migration story becomes also one of motherhood..

Festivals
& Awards

Int'l Antalya Golden Orange 2017
audience award
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama, Social issues, Children's
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andaç HAZNEDAROGLU
    • Writer(s)
    • Andac HAZNEDAROGLU
    • Producer(s)
    • Emre OSKAY (ISTANBUL FILM PRODUCTIONS AND DISTRIBUTIONS), Andac HAZNEDAROGLU
    • Synopsis
    • The film follows the journey of Lena and Meryem during their flight from the war in Syria. Lena is a ten year old girl who has lost her family in the war.
      She finds herself forced to make her way to Turkey with her baby sister and their neighbor Meryem, along with the other Syrian refugees. Lena wants to return home, while Meryem’s hope is to reach Europe. They arrive in Istanbul only to face new challenges, they get abandoned by the only people that could help. Their efforts to survive in the big city with all its cruelty and coldness, give us hope. At the end of the tough journey they have both learned to love and take care of each other.
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