Three Thousand Years of Longing

A lonely and bitter British woman discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with apathy, she is unable to come up with one until his stories spark in her a desire to be loved.
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Film Cast:

  • Alithea Binnie: Tilda Swinton
  • Genie: Idris Elba
  • Gülten: Ece Yüksel
  • Kösem: Zerrin Tekindor
  • Prof. Günhan: Erdil Yaşaroğlu
  • Young Murad IV: Kaan Guldur
  • Jocular Storyteller: David Collins
  • Young Alithea: Alyla Browne
  • King Solomon: Nicola Mouawad
  • Narratologist: Angie Tricker
  • London Uni. Student: Hayley Gia Hughes
  • London Uni. Student: Jason Jago
  • …: Seyithan Özdemir
  • Zefir: Burcu Gölgedar
  • Semih The Driver / Bazar Young Shopkeeper: Berk Ozturk
  • Murad IV: Ogulcan Arman Uslu
  • Ezgi: Pia Thunderbolt
  • Prince Mustafa: Matteo Bocelli
  • Sultan Suleiman: Lachy Hulme
  • Hürrem: Megan Gale
  • Ibrahim: Jack Braddy
  • Queen of Sheba: Aamito Lagum
  • Airport Passenger: Aiden Mckenzie
  • Airport Security Officer: Aska Karem
  • Businessman: Shakriya Tarinyawat
  • Young Ibrahim: Hugo Vella
  • London Uni. Student: John Puckeridge-Webb
  • Sugar Lump: Anna Adams
  • Narratology Student: James Dobbins Jones
  • London Uni. Student: Tendai Dzwairo
  • Airport Passenger: Randolph Fields
  • Airport Commuter: Amelia Patomaki
  • Unsettling Man: Sarah Houbolt
  • Lurking Bystander: Callum Moran
  • London Uni. Student: Shane Miller
  • Yael De Silva, Scholar of Narratology (Uncredited): David Paulsen
  • Istbl Lecture Theatre Female (Uncredited): Tahlia Crinis
  • …: Melissa Jaffer
  • Female Hands: Feride Eralp
  • Rüstem Pasha: Georgiou Thomas
  • Prince Cihangir: Arshia Dehghani
  • Seraglio Concubine: Talia Tulin Sert
  • Airport Security Technician: Melissa Kahraman
  • Young Man Soccer Player: Nathan Susskind
  • Mustafa Janissary / Airport Surly Supervisor: Ronny Mouawad
  • Mustafa Janissary: Michelotti Edoardo
  • Mustafa Janissary: Prakash Paul
  • The Watcher: Sabrina Elba
  • Juggler: Olivia Porter
  • Byzantium Labourer: Burwaiss Ahmed
  • Quick Change Boy: Quaden Bayles
  • Ali: Botan Ozer

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: John Seale
  • Production Design: Roger Ford
  • Costume Designer: Kym Barrett
  • Writer: George Miller
  • Producer: Doug Mitchell
  • Executive Producer: Victor Hadida
  • Casting Director: Nikki Barrett
  • Short Story: A.S. Byatt
  • Original Music Composer: Junkie XL
  • Editor: Margaret Sixel
  • Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
  • Executive Producer: Craig McMahon
  • Action Director: Guy Norris
  • Writer: Augusta Miller
  • Makeup & Hair: Lesley Vanderwalt
  • Supervising Art Director: Sophie Nash
  • Prosthetic Designer: Sheldon Wade
  • Second Assistant Director: Jane Griffin
  • VFX Supervisor: Paul Butterworth
  • Art Direction: Nicholas Dare
  • First Assistant Director: P.J. Voeten
  • Casting: Ezgi Baltaş
  • Makeup Supervisor: Lara Jade Birch
  • Co-Producer: Dean Hood
  • Set Decoration: Virginia Mesiti
  • Location Manager: Erhan Alpdundar
  • Production Assistant: Penelope Berkemeier
  • Stunt Coordinator: Yasca Sinigaglia
  • First Assistant Camera: Utku Sonmezer
  • Post Production Supervisor: Semih Ozkoseoglu
  • Digital Imaging Technician: Yusuf Arık
  • Third Assistant Director: Jackson Ezard
  • Second Assistant Camera: Hasan Ersoy
  • Key Hair Stylist: Terri Farmer
  • Set Decoration Buyer: Osman Çankırılı
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Xander Collier
  • Location Assistant: Toygar Saltan
  • Production Manager: Merilyn Cook
  • Visual Effects: Marcia Kelly

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