ELSA - GOLDEN APPLES OF SUNRISE

KERVANSARAY ATEŞİ

By Ezel AKAY

CONTACT FILM WORKS ISTANBUL - as PROD

Family - Pre-Production 2017

A road story of storytellers...
And the mystical art of storytelling...

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Family, Road movie, True Story
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ezel AKAY
    • Writer(s)
    • Ezel AKAY, Gursel KORAT
    • Producer(s)
    • Umut OZCORLU (Contact Film Works Istanbul), F. figen ERMEK OZCORLU (Contact Film Works Istanbul)
    • Synopsis
    • The year 1894, along the BagdatBahn, in a caravan carrying Mauser Guns for the Ottoman Army, a young German girl, ELSA, learns the art of storytelling and FEHIM The Blind, a wandering storyteller, slowly teaches her the most ancient of professions!
      They reveal the ultimate secrets of all stories but they also have their own!
      This is a road story.
      A period piece...
      A gender/identity story...
      A platonic love story...
      A story of suspense/adventure...
      A story of Orientalism versus the Orient...
      This is the story of the “secret of storytelling’ in all arts.
      A story of storytellers, the narrative in the realm of narration!
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