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Crossing the Bridge: The Sounds of Istanbul

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 9, 2006
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Alexander Hacke, Baba Zula, Orient Expressions, Duman, Replikas
Director:Fatih Akin
Producer:Fatih Akin, Klaus Maeck, Andreas Thiel, Sandra Harzer-Kux, Christian Kux
Writer:Fatih Akin
Distributor:Strand Releasing

Web Site: http://www.crossingthebridge.de/

Description: Award-winning director Fatih Akin returns from the success of Head-On with a musical odyssey taking us on a unique journey through Istanbul, looking at the vibrant musical scene which includes traditional Turkish music alongside rock and hip-hop. The film is an absorbing portrait of the city that bridges Europe and Asia and continues the themes raised in Head-On by exploring the musical concept of east-meets-west.

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