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A Feature film by Jan Hintjens

Production year : 2000


    To love or to kill ?
    A story of a strong friendship between two men with nothing in common.
    A story of an impossible friendship which ends in a vendetta between two families for generations.
    1902, Macedonia : Mitre, a poor Macedonian Christian, saves the life of Osman, a rich Turkish Muslim. They become bloodbrothers.
    But vendetta and betrayal will take the place of friendship and love.
    Two generations later, Antwerp :
    Pavel, nephew of Mitre, is living in Antwerp. He has a daughter, Els.
    Orchan, descendant of Osman, arrives with the purpose of finding him and revenging his family. He falls in love with Els, not knowing that her father is the man he has to kill. When he finds out; he faces a great dilemma : kill Pavel in name of his family's honour or forgive him in name of love and friendship.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-production :

    Tchin Tchin Production

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Brussels Avenue

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    Full credits (3)

    Directors of Photography :

    Louis-Philippe Capelle, Glynn Speeckaert

    Music Composer :

    Bo Spaenc

    Sound recordists :

    Dan Van Bever, Christine Charpail

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production language :

    Flemish, Macedonian

    Coproducer countries :

    Belgium, France (100.0%)

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (Belgium, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 43 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD