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Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul

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Genre  Documentary, Music
Writer  Fatih Akin
Language  Turkish, German
7.8/10 IMDb


Director  Fatih Akin
Duration  
Country  Turkey Germany
Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul movie poster
Release date  9 June 2005 (Germany)
Songs  Music
Similar movies  Related Fatih Akin movies

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Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul is a 2005 film/documentary directed by Fatih Akın. The film is a journey through the music scene in modern Istanbul, Turkey as well as portraying its cultural life. It was screened out of competition at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.

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Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul movie scenes

It features German musician Alexander Hacke (member of Einstürzende Neubauten) as the narrator. Hacke and Akın travelled around Istanbul with a mobile recording studio and a microphone, assembling an inspired portrait of Turkish music — from arabesque to indie rock and rap.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul movie scenes

Among the featured artists in the film are (in order of appearance):

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul movie scenes
  • Baba Zula
  • Orient Expressions
  • Duman
  • Replikas
  • Erkin Koray
  • Ceza
  • Ayben
  • Istanbul Style Breakers
  • Mercan Dede
  • Selcuk
  • Brenna MacCrimmon
  • Selim Sesler
  • Siyasiyabend
  • Nur Ceylan
  • Aynur (i.e. Aynur Doğan)
  • Orhan Gencebay
  • Müzeyyen Senar
  • Sezen Aksu
  • Sertab Erener

  • Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul movie scenes

    Soundtrack

    1. "Music" - Sertab Erener (5:18)
    2. "Tavus Havası" - Baba Zula (5:27)
    3. "İstanbul 1:26 A.M." - Orient Expressions (6:36)
    4. "İstanbul" - Duman (1:40)
    5. "Şahar Dağı" - Replikas (7:08)
    6. "Holocaust" - Ceza (3:28)
    7. "AB-I Hayat" - Mercan Dede (3:47)
    8. "Kürdili Hicazkar Longa" - Selim Sesler (4:58)
    9. "Wedding Song" - The Wedding Sound System (2:04)
    10. "Penceresi Yola Karşı" - Selim Sesler & Brenna MacCrimmon (2:54)
    11. "Hayyam" - Siya Siyabend (2:49)
    12. "Böyle Olur Mu" - Nur Ceylan (1:34)
    13. "Ehmedo" - Aynur Doğan (5:26)
    14. "Hatasız Kul Olmaz" - Orhan Gencebay (5:24)
    15. "Haydar Haydar" - Müzeyyen Senar (1:19)
    16. "İstanbul Hatırası" - Sezen Aksu (4:38)
    17. "Cecom" - Baba Zula (4:35)
    18. "Music (Radyo Versyonu)" - Sertab Erener (3:47)

    References

    Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Wikipedia
    Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul IMDbCrossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Top Documentary FilmsCrossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Rotten TomatoesCrossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul MetacriticCrossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul themoviedb.org


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