Daphne Patakia is starring in Tony Gatlif’s next feature: DJAM which will premiere at the 70th Festival de Cannes.
The screening is planned for the 25th of May and will be part of the Séances Specials forum, companion of the official selection category. The film is a two-hander directed by Tony Gatlif and center’s on “Djam” played by Daphne – a young and rebellious girl that’s sent by her uncle “Kakourgos” (Simon Abkarian) an old Greek singer in Istanbul to fetch a rare engine part from a nearby island. Along the way she meets “Avril” (Maryne Cayon), a young, wild belly dancer with astonishing beauty. Charmed by one another “Avril” is persuaded to follow “Djam” on the return path home in an effort to create a better life for herself.