Crossing

Levan Akin

Radar Sweden, Denmark, France, Turkey, Georgia 105 min Spanish premiere Fiction

Synopsis

Lia, a retired teacher, has promised to find her long-lost niece, Tekla. Her search takes her to Istanbul where she meets Evrim, a lawyer fighting for trans rights, and Tekla starts to feel closer than ever.

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European CinemaCityYouthLGTBI

Filmmaker

Levan Akin

Swedish filmmaker of Georgian descent. His work explores class, gender, and sexuality. His film And Then We Danced premiered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the Cannes Film Festival and was Sweden’s official entry for the Oscars. He directed on the TV series Real Humans and was co-executive producer and director on the series adaptation of Interview with the Vampire.

Filmography:

Crossing (2024, D'A 2024), And Then We Danced (2019), The Circle (2015), Certain People (2011), The Last Things (short film, 2008)

Levan Akin

Film information

Int. title: Crossing
Director: Levan Akin
Script: Levan Akin
Contact: Avalon Distribución Audiovisual SL
With: Mzia Arabuli, Lucas Kankava, Deniz Dumanlı
Country: Sweden, Denmark, France, Turkey, Georgia
Year: 2024
Format: DCP
Length: 105 min
Language: Turkish, Georgian, English
Subtitles: Spanish

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Awards

BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL
Teddy Jury Award