Synopsis:
Andon Akayyan is Armenian. He’s one year old when his family arrives in Istanbul where his father works as doorkeeper of a church. In ‘79, the family emigrated in Brussels. Andon works first as a dishwasher and bartender before reopen a chip shop with his family. It was during this period that Andon meets Sevgi, a young Turkish woman. Them, it was love at first sight! But she’s Muslim and he’s Christian. The movie tells the story of this Romeo and these Juliet of modern times and their struggle, impregnated of peace, tolerance and openness to move minds and make flex their families.
Director's filmography:
- Yiddisch Soul (2005 - TV)
- Au-delà de la vengeance (2008 - TV)
- Cricou et son art du sourire (2014 - TV)
- La fabuleuse histoire de Sevgi et Andon (2014 - TV)
- Choeurs en exil (2015 - Feature)
- Canto alla vita (2016 - Feature)
Type:
TV
Genre:
Doc
Year of production:
2014
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
50'
Production:
Borak Films