One year after her mother’s death, Elena, a young French woman of Greek origin returns to the island of Lesbos with her friends Nassim and Sekou. But the holiday takes a new course when Elena and her friends encounter Elyas, a young Syrian migrant of their age.

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Direction: Basile Doganis
Script: Basile Doganis, Fadette Drouard
Cinematography: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Editing: Riwanon Le Beller
Sound: Dana Farzanehpour, Leandros Ntounis, Charlotte Butrak, Simon Apostolou
Music: Kyriakos Kalaitzidis (electronic music: Nicolas Hockyn Gigou)
Actors: Daphne Patakia, Rabah Naït Oufella, Lamine Cissokho, Akis Sakellariou
Production: Elzévir Films
Producers: Denis Carot, Marie Masmonteil
Co-production: Blonde Audiovisual Productions, GFCERT
Co-producers: Fenia Cossovitsa
Costumes: Alkistis Mamali
Sets: Olga Leontiadou
Make Up: Ioanna Lygizou
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: France, Greece
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 87΄
Contact: WTFilms,

Basile Doganis

Basile Doganis is a Greek-French director-screenwriter. After studying Philosophy in France and Japan, he directed several short films and documentaries. Meltem is his first feature film.


2008 Kami Hito E – On the Edge (short)
2019 Alterations – Kō Murobushi