Julie : Patricia Ide
Turkish Inspector : Abel Jafri
Beater : Faouzi Saichi
Christelle : Consolate Sioerius
Associate producer :
Genevieve Lemal, Abdelkrim Bouchareb
Line producer :
Post production supervisor :
Cedric Ettouati Premier
First assistants director :
Laurent Scheid/Fouad Trifi
Script girls :
Veronique Euchene/Emna Bouhayia
Production designers :
Mira Van Den Neste/Nouredine Benhamed
Director of photography :
Still photographers :
Roger Arpajou/Hassen Brahiti
Script and dialogs :
Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle,
Yasmina Khadra, Zoe Galleron
Music : Eric Neveux
Producer : 3B Productions
Coproducter : Arte France - Tassili Films (Algeria) - Scope Pictures (Belgium)
With the participation of Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée, Wallonie Image bruxelles
Format Scope Anamorphic 2.35
HD 90 minutes·
Sound DTS or Dolby Digital
Location: Belgium, Algeria,
Turquey Budget : 2,9 M€
RCPA : 142.378
Elisabeth is a nurse and a single mother of a 19 year old girl, Elodie.
One evening, Elodie disappears. Worried, Elisabeth makes a statement at the local police station. On questioning Elodie's friends and acquaintances, she quickly discovers that her daughter has left for Cyprus with a friend. Then, during her investigation, Elisabeth is stunned to learn that Elodie converted to Islam and went to Cyprus in order to reach Turkey and cross the Syrian border.
Elisabeth tries to contact Elodie by phone, via the Internet and social networks. After repeated attempts, she gets an appointment on skype with her for more explanations.
However, the young woman that she manages to reach on Skype is transformed, and she is nothing like the daughter that she raised. Elodie announces her conversion to Islam and tells her mother that she is about to marry. Hearing this, Elisabeth loses her temper and the conversation brutally ends.
As she can’t rely on Belgian police’s help, Elisabeth decides to find her daughter herself in Turkey, accompanied by her best friend.
On her arrival at Hatay, a small town close to the turco-syrian border, Elisabeth roams the streets of the city, looking for her daughter in police stations, hotels and cyber-cafés, with the fear she already crossed the Syrian border. After a round trip in the city, Elisabeth, overwhelmed, discovers it is too late: her daughter is already in Syria. Despite danger, she tries to cross the border too.
Arrested at the check point, she is told by Turkish authorities while being deported that her daughter has been transferred to a hospital in Istanbul.