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Mr. Gay Syria

Mr. Gay Syria

A Feature film by Ayse Toprak

Produced by Les Films d'Antoine

Release in France : 22/01/2020


    Mr. Gay Syria follows two gay Syrian refugees who are trying to rebuild their lives. Husein is a barber in Istanbul living a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud is the founder of Syria’s LGBTI movement and is a refugee in Berlin. What brings them together is a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest as an escape from their trapped lives and an answer to their invisibility. Will the dream come true or will the refugee crisis and the harsh consequences of being gay in the Muslim world shatter it to pieces?

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films d'Antoine

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Taskovski Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Coin Film, Toprak Film

    French distribution :

    Vendredi Distribution

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    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Antoine Simkine

    Director of Photography :

    Hajo Schomerus

    Editor :

    Nadia Ben Rachid

    Music Composer :

    Zeid Hamdan

    Foreign producers :

    Christine Kiauk, Ekin Calisir

    Sound Recordist :

    Vincent Rozenberg

    Sound editors :

    Henning Hein, Gabriel Mathé

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France (39.31%), Germany (33.33%), Turkey (27.36%)

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany, Turkey )

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    Runtime :

    1 h 24 min

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