In our story an Australian father travels to Turkey to recover the bodies of his sons who were lost in the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign in WW1. Olga Kurylenko joins The Water Diviner cast to play the owner of the hotel in Constantinople where the Australian farmer stays. A Ukrainian-born French national, Kurylenko plays a Turkish woman and brings an authentic International texture to the film. Anyone who knows Istanbul knows how cosmopolitan the city is, and always has been. Read more from Variety magazine here, Hollywood Reporter here or Empire Online here. Shooting is scheduled to start in early December.
Image from ‘The Expatriate’/source: coolawesomemovies.com