The Crossing

The Crossing

Wassim and Berivan are Syrian refugees living in Turkey that want to brave the dangerous crossing from Turkey to Greece on zodiac with the help of smugglers. As they trek across Turkey to meet the smugglers they recount their escape from Syria. Back in Syria Wassim studied medecine and music and Berivan studied English literature. Wassim had chosen music as his occupation, until the revolution turned itself into a war. So, the young couple decide to leave their home and take refuge in a safe zone. Wassim becomes one of the 9 doctors who is responsable for 150.000 people. Wassim and Berivan, somehow, manage to make a life for themselves temporarily until one day one the patients comes and tells him that he needs to hide because Al-Nusra started to is after him. So, they try to escape to the South. But they get caught by Assad's security forces. They arrest Wassim and take him under custody where he gets tortured for 17 days and where he loses 17 kgs (37 lbs). Berivan starts to think that she is not going to see Wassim ever again. However fate brings them back together and now only thing they have in mind is to make a new life for themselves in Europe.

Running Time
12 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Charles Richards
Country
Turkey
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The Crossing» (16)

Hannah S. avatar
Hannah S.

Really glad I rented it was a great movie.

Alice Foster avatar
Alice Foster

Charles Richards once again showed us that he is one of the most visionary directors in Hollywood! The story is good as well.

Christina O. avatar
Christina O.

A beautifully written, acted, and crafted movie. Highly recommended!

Eugene Long avatar
Eugene Long

If you haven't seen this movie, go and rent it now. You will not be disappointed.

Benjamin Freeman avatar
Benjamin Freeman

This movie is everything I had hoped it to be and far, far more. Literally every choice they made while making it was a right one.

Kyle Rice avatar
Kyle Rice

Believe me you will enjoy it! A must watch for Documentary fans

William D. avatar
William D.

Charles Richards is a director I've never paid close attention to before, but after watching this movie, my eyes are now open. I was quite impressed with how serious this man took on the challenge.

Mary Medina avatar
Mary Medina

It was great. Keeps you guessing and wanting to watch more!

Linda Gutierrez avatar
Linda Gutierrez

I've lost count of the number of times I have seen this movie, but it is more than 20.

Adam R. avatar
Adam R.

Really great movie!

Scott Sanchez avatar
Scott Sanchez

A truly brilliant story, filmed in a truly brilliant fashion with truly brilliant acting by esp.