see TekirdağTekirdağ
, city (1990 pop. 80,207), capital of Tekirdağ prov., NW Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara. It is a small port and an agricultural trade center. It was known in ancient times as Bisanthe and as Rhaedestus and later as Rodosto.
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Desrouilliere (Toto Bisanthe), who wants to get them safely out of the country.
In addition to the remarkable performance of its central character, "The Man by the Shore" benefits from the commanding presence of Bisanthe, an icon of dignified resistance as the no-nonsense grandmother.