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DO NOT FORGET ME ISTANBUL

by Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijević, Aida Begić, Josefina Markarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi, Eric Nazarian

synopsis

There are seven stories, each one very different from the last. There’s a Greek chap on business that meets a widow and, encouraged by her mother, forms a restrained relationship. Another involves a woman in a crowded market who’s lost her marbles, but swears she has seen her son who died fifteen years ago. A famous Armenian musician traces his roots, an old lady rides on a motorbike, a… Well, everything happens, from the sinister to the soul affirming, and it all takes place in present day Istanbul. Obviously…

international title: Do Not Forget Me Istanbul
original title: Do Not Forget Me Istanbul
country: Greece, Turkey
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijević, Aida Begić, Josefina Markarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi, Eric Nazarian
film run: 118'
release date: GR 27/09/2012
screenplay: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijević, Aida Begić, Gul Dirican, Nazli Elif Durlu, Josefina Markarian, Eric Nazarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi
cast: Ali Suliman, Hiam Abbass, Humeyra Akbay, Belçim Bilgin, Svetozar Cvetković, Ayça Damgaci
cinematography by: Emre Erkmen, Baris Ozbicer, Eken Ozgur, Emre Tanyildiz, Burak Turan, Erol Zubcevic
film editing: Mary Stephen
art director: Nadide Argun, Meral Efe, Yunus Emre Yurtseven
producer: Ibrahim Altinsay, Sevil Demirci, Lucinda Englehart, Hüseyin Karabey, Panos Papahadzis, Yeni Sinemacilar, Maria Tsiga, Konstantina Vonorta, Emre Yeksan
production: Argonauts Productions
distributor: Feelgood Entertainment
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