Journey of Hope


1h 51m 1990

Brief Synopsis

The tragic tale of an impoverished Turkish family's journey to Switzerland at the hands of illegal immigrant smugglers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Reise der Hoffnung, Voyage vers l'espoir
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Cinerent; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
Alternative Films; Columbus Film Ag; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Gaga Communications (Parent); HBO Home Video; MIRAMAX; Mainline Entertainment; Meteor Film Productions; Sacis
Location
Switzerland; Turkey; Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

The tragic tale of an impoverished Turkish family's journey to Switzerland at the hands of illegal immigrant smugglers.

Crew

Turgay Aksoy

Production Manager (Turkey)

Stefano Alleva

Production Manager (Italy)

Arild Andersen

Music

Remo Belli

Sound Recordist

Deniz Bilges

Wardrobe (Turkey)

Milan Bor

Sound Editor

Milan Bor

Sound Re-Recordist

Kathrin Brunner

Art Direction (Switzerland)

Maria Antonella Cannarozzi

Wardrobe (Italy)

Edouard Cavazzi

Dog Trainer

Feride Cicekoglu

Screenwriter

Feride Cicekoglu

Costume Designer (Turkey)

Grazia Colombini

Costume Designer

Maria Grazia Colombini

Costume Designer (Italy)

Pio Corradi

2nd Camera Operator

Nello Correale

Assistant Director (Italy)

Manfred Eicher

Producer

Manfred Eicher

Music Producer

Raymond Esposito

Production Supervisor

Rudiger Findeisen

Post-Production Coordinator

Otto Franke

Special Effects

Peter Fueter

Producer (Condor Productions)

Peter-christian Fueter

Producer

Jan Garbarek

Music

Ibrahim Gunduz

Unit Manager (Turkey)

Gunay Guner

Unit Manager (Turkey)

Sonja Gutmann

Production Supervisor (Srg)

Bernd Hellthaler

Funding

Heike Hubert

Screenplay Collaborator

Peter Hurlimann

Funding

Galip Iyitanir

Editor

Robert Jansa

Dialogue Recordist

Pavol Jasovsky

Sound Recordist

Helmut Klee

Special Effects

Xavier Koller

Screenwriter

Luigi Pelizzo

Art Direction (Italy)

Enzo Porcelli

Funding

Elemer Ragalyi

Director Of Photography

David Rose

Production Supervisor (Film Four)

Terje Rypdal

Music

Mike Schleiniger

Unit Manager (Switzerland)

Bernd Schmidl

Sound Effects

Konstantin Schmidt

Assistant Director

Andreas Schneider

Sound Effects

Alfi Sinniger

Producer (Catpics)

Peter Spoerri

Production Manager (Switzerland)

Martin Steiner

Assistant Director (Switzerland)

Sabina Wolfer

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Reise der Hoffnung, Voyage vers l'espoir
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Cinerent; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
Alternative Films; Columbus Film Ag; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Gaga Communications (Parent); HBO Home Video; MIRAMAX; Mainline Entertainment; Meteor Film Productions; Sacis
Location
Switzerland; Turkey; Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Award Wins

Best Foreign Language Film

1990

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States August 1990

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States May 10, 1991

Released in United States May 17, 1991

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States October 1991

Released in United States on Video January 29, 1992

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States Spring April 26, 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 5-15, 1991.

Shown at Filmfest DC in Washington, DC, May 1-12, 1991.

Shown at La Baule European Film Festival October 4-11, 1991.

Shown at Locarno Film Festival August 2-12, 1990.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 25 - May 9, 1991.

Shown at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival April 19-28, 1991.

Began shooting November 1989.

Completed shooting February 1990.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 25 - May 9, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video January 29, 1992

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival April 11-25, 1991.)

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival April 19-28, 1991.)

Released in United States Spring April 26, 1991

Released in United States May 10, 1991 (Chicago)

Released in United States May 17, 1991

Released in United States August 1990 (Shown at Locarno Film Festival August 2-12, 1990.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 5-15, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at La Baule European Film Festival October 4-11, 1991.)

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Filmfest DC in Washington, DC, May 1-12, 1991.)