A musical journey to exotic places and people of Anatolia, unique host of ancient civilizations, empires as well as mythologies and glory of 10 millennia.
As the fruit of 350 hours of footage and 8 years of labour and creative studies, Lost Songs of Anatolia may be the first example of its kind as an experimental documentary-musical film. The cultural riches of Anatolia are sung in authentic performances recorded live on location spontaneously.
With the modern arrangements made, an incomparable musical is formed. While this journey is showing how music and culture is derived from life, geography and work, an exploration of Anatolia’s versatile cultures takes place on a basis of music, dance and rituals. The staggering environment surrounding these people and influencing their lifestyles contribute the lyric flow of the film.