My Sweet Canary - The Life of Rosa Eskenazi, the Queen of Rebetiko
DVD. It features subtitles in five languages.
Rosa Eskenazi sang the way she lived, with passion, fire, and love.
This is the story of three young musicians from Greece, Turkey, and Israel, who
embark on an exciting musical journey, to tell the story of Greece's best-known
and best-loved rebetiko singer for the first time on film. It's a journey
that will take them from Istanbul to Thessaloniki and to Athens, following the
musical trail she left behind. Most of all, it's a journey into a world
that has largely vanished, but those sounds continue to echo throughout the
Rosa Eskenazi was the most famous singer of
the 30s' in Greece and Turkey, the Diva of Rebetiko. With her posters displayed
in every Gramophone store, her bohemian looks would drive even the toughest men
The soundtrack of the movie is available on CD here.
Alexiou, Yasmin Levy, Mehtap Demir, Tomer Katz, Martha D. Lewis
-Format: NTSC - All Regions
-Sound: Dolby Digital
-Digitally Anamorphic Video
-Running Time: 89 minutes
English, Greek, Hebrew, Turkish, French
This DVD is available in NTSC format, but has no region restrictions
and plays in most DVD players outside the US