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Levan Akin

Passage

 7.8

Lia, a retired teacher, has promised to find her long-lost niece, Tekla. Her search takes her to Istanbul where she meets Evrim, a lawyer fighting for trans rights, and Tekla starts to feel closer than ever.

  • Director: Levan Akin
  • Main Cast: Mzia Arabuli, Lucas Kankava, Deniz Dumanli
  • Screenplay: Levan Akin


What do the critics think?

Reviews

7 reviews of Passage (2024)

  • 1. Aftonbladet
    8 / 10

    Akin enjoys depicting a bustling metropolis in a film that has some familiar building blocks but makes something compelling and gripping out of it, without preaching. - Stefan Hedmark

    Swedish: aftonbladet.se »

  • 2. Moviezine
    8 / 10

    "Passage" is a slow-paced film that never feels dull, an emotional film you can laugh at, and a message that feels unique in its simplicity. - Jonathan Enochsson

    Swedish: A masterclass in relationship films

  • 3. SVT
    8 / 10

    A poetic and raw film with impressive acting. - Caroline Hainer

    Swedish: svt.se »

  • 4. Göteborgs-Posten
    Positiv, no rating

    Director Levan Akin consolidates his style and emerges as one of Sweden's most interesting filmmakers.

    Swedish: gp.se »

  • 5. Uppsala Nya Tidning
    Positiv, no rating

    Director Levan Akin loosens the reins a bit and makes his most vibrant film to date.

    Swedish: unt.se »

  • 6. Sveriges Radio
    6 / 10

    The film "Passage" is fantastic - when it finds its home - Emma Engström

    Swedish: sverigesradio.se »

  • 7. Dagens Nyheter
    6 / 10

    An expressive and emotionally charged drama about flight and identity search in the bustling Istanbul. - Eva af Geijerstam

    Swedish: dn.se »