Singing in Exile
Singing in Exile

Singing in Exile

Director Turi Finocchiaro, Nathalie Rossetti

Production year 2015

Length 77min.

Country Belgium/Poland/France

SYNOPSIS

In order to pass on an ancestral heritage, Aram and Virginia, an Armenian couple from the diaspora, take a troupe of young European actors of the Wroclaw Grotowski Institute on an initiatory journey to the places in Anatolia where this art once flourished. Along the way, their questioning revives the wealth of an eradicated culture, and singing and theater become the languages of creation and sharing, a breath of life.

CAST & CREW

Turi Finocchiaro
Turi Finocchiaro

Director

Producer

Turi Finocchiaro

Script

Nathalie Rossetti

Director of Photography

Raphaël Van Sitteren

Sound

Origan Cannella, Agnès Szabo

Edit

Rudi Maerten

Cast

Aram Kerovpyan, Virginia Pattie Kerovpyan, The singers of the Akn Ensemble, Jarosław Fret, actors of Teatre Zar, Altuğ Yılmaz

Production company

Borak Films 13, place de la Chapelle B – 1000 Brussels Tel.: +32 495 685 643 Email: borakfilms@gmail.com

Turi Finocchiaro

Studied filmmaking in France and Belgium and later practiced audiovisual production both on feature and documentary films. From 1993 worked for a number of production companies. (Media, Eurimages). In 1996 founded E.F.C. in Rome devoted exclusively to project development. In 1998 created Impronte Digitali in Rome, an independent production company. In 2004 in Belgium directed several films with Nathalie Rossetti. Together with Amel Bouzid founded Borak Films in 2009.


Filmography

Noari (2002, short), Anima Klezmer (2003, doc.), Los Sentidos (2004, doc.), Yiddish Soul (2005, doc.), Against Blood Justice (2008, doc.), Beyond the Ring (2009, doc.), Open Sky (2009, doc.), The Fabulous Story of Sevgi and Andon (2014, doc.), Singing in Exile (2015, doc.).


Nathalie Rossetti
Nathalie Rossetti

Director

Nathalie Rossetti

After studies at the DAMS (University of Bologna) and Orazio Costa theater school in Florence, Nathalie Rossetti worked in the audiovisual sector as a writer, documentary filmmaker and assistant director for directors and producers (Italy and Belgium). From 2000, with her husband Turi Finocchiaro, they realize and produce their own documentaries. Nathalie Rossetti is particularly sensitive to issues related to Art, Anthropology and Justice. In 2007 she created in Italy the Faito Doc Festival an International Documentary FF.

FILMS 2015