Crossing The Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (12)
- Director: Fatih Akin
- Genre: Documentary
- Starring: Alexander Hacke
- Country: Germany / Turkey
- Language: German / Turkish (English subtitles)
- Original/Alternative Title:
- Running time: 90 mins
- Release date: 24 July 2006
- Web: http://www.crossingthebridge.d...
- Downloads: Press pack
Alexander Hacke (of the German avantgared band Einturzende Neubauten) roams the streets of Istanbul with his mobile recording studio to assemble an inspired portrait of Turkish music.
Award-winning director FATIH AKIN returns from the success of HEAD-ON with a musical odyssey and, along wih Alexander Hacke (from Einturzende Neubauten), takes us on a unique journey through Istanbul, looking at the vibrant musical scene which includes traditional Turkish music along wih rock and hip-hop. Crossing The Bridge: The Sound Of Istanbul is
an absorbing portrait of the city that bridges Europe and Asia and continues the themes raised in the film Head-On by challenging notions of east and west. Hacke captures a variety of sounds on his magic mike and returns home with a musical treasure in his baggage that is the sound of Istanbul.
Original Soundtrack on CD, Theatrical Trailer