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DJAM

by Tony Gatlif

synopsis

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.

original title: Djam
working title: Avril et Djam
country: France, Greece, Turkey
sales agent: Les Films du Losange
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Tony Gatlif
film run: 97'
cast: Simon Abkarian, Maryne Cayon, Daphne Patakia
cinematography by: Patrick Ghiringhelli
film editing: Monique Dartonne
costumes designer: Catherine Rigault
co-producer: Suzan Güverte
production: Princes Films, Blonde Audiovisual Productions, Pyramide Productions, Guverte Film (TR)
backing: Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, Greek Film Centre
distributor: Les Films du Losange