Saturday 28 January 2023
12:33 PM |
THE GUEST

THE GUEST

This 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 who 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... Such a journey can happen to anyone, the question is: WHAT IF A WAR IN YOUR HOMETOWN WAS TO ERUPT TOMORROW? WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Language
  • Arabic
Runtime
90
Production Year
2017
Film Type
Feature
Production Countries
  • Turkey
Casts
Saba mubarek, Rawan skeff, Shebnem Donmez
Festivals / Awards
  • 2017, Boğaziçi film festival, national competition, best film- best editing, Turkey
  • 2017, Antalya film festival, competition, best Audience Award, Turkey

Crew List

Director
Andac Haznedaroglu
Screenwriter
Andac Haznedaroglu
DOP / Camera
Hayk Kirakosyan
Editor
Can Yagan
Editor
Ahmet Hafez
Music
Toygar Isikli
Sound
Fatih Ragbet
Producer
Andac Haznedaroğlu
Producer
Ali Bayrakltar
Producer
Emre Oskay

Director/s

Andaç Haznedaroğlu
Andaç Haznedaroğlu
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