A French man and his Polish wife undertake a long trip to India to make a film about the need for spirituality in the 21st century, and to understand the spiritual attraction of India on Western travelers. But, throughout the journey, the contradictions in their expectations will reveal tensions between Mathieu and Anna. A 6 month road trip, mixing animation and documentary, during which Mathieu will question himself about the meaning of the couple and love.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Gabriel Annede, Mathieu Zeitindjioglou
Anna Zeitindjioglou, Mathieu Zeitindjioglou
Born in Versailles, France, Mathieu Zeitindjioglou has been painting ever since he was a child. He completed a university degree in economics and finance. It helped shaped his view of the world before focusing on his real passion: the visual arts. Mathieu started his own production company and co-directed a documentary in Mongolia about the difficult transition to sedentary lives by nomadic tribes. He then began making his own films. Mathieu also makes commercials and art videos. Several of his film shorts have won him recognition and festival awards. Using his skills and tools in various mediums, he creates engaging and meaningful art as a filmmaker. The film. The Son of the Olive Merchant pays tribute to his roots and his Armenian grandfather.
L’homme sans faim/The Hunger Artist (1998), Parlez-nous de l'Amour (2001), The Philanthropist (2001), The Farm (2002), Burn in love (2017), The Son of the Olive Merchant (2011), Burn in Love (2017).