Vendetta Song

This short documentary follows Montreal filmmaker Eylem Kaftan as she travels to Turkey in an attempt to unravel the 30-year-old mystery of her aunt Guzide's murder. As she searches for clues and closure, she encounters antiquated customs in a Kurdish culture she's never known. She knows that her aunt was the victim of a senseless vendetta killing and as she ventures from village to village she pieces together the woman’s final days and closes in on the identity of her killer.

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Comments

  • spearhead

    “Talks about the results of a culture, lacks the reasons behind that doomed culture. ” — spearhead, 10 Dec 2012

  • anneonbowen

    “A very personal and moving journey into the filmmaker's family history.” — anneonbowen, 19 Jan 2012

  • ronbar

    “a very emotional movie.sad but still one that should be shared.thank you.” — ronbar, 22 Apr 2010

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Film Credits

director
Eylem Kaftan
producer
Abbey Jack Neidik
Irene Angelico
Germaine Ying Gee Wong
editor
Jeremiah Hayes
sound
Diane Carrière
writer
Eylem Kaftan
original music
Freeworm
Lance Neveu
narrator
Eylem Kaftan
sound editing
Mario Choquette
sound mixing
Éric Tessier
research
Eylem Kaftan
Craig Segal
Patrick Moss
Zeynep Calasin

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