Naoki 56, had it all in Japan’s bubble economy days: he ran a business with 70 staff, drove a brand new BMW, and lived in a 6 bedroom house. But when Japan’s economy crashed in the early 1990′s he lost everything, ending up divorced (for the third time) and penniless.
“This was an exemplary film, featuring perhaps the most eye-opening depiction of modern Japan I’ve ever seen.” (Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman)
Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.
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