During one of her parents many parties, Chloe learns they’re bankrupt. She’s being courted by Niko, a wealthy Greek American, so she decides to charm him. He’s quickly captivated. That night, she also meets the masculine Galanos and sparks fly. Niko proposes, Chloe accepts, Galanos tries to change her mind. Her father wants to disclose their finances to Niko, her mother argues against it as a matter of dignity. The family’s long-time servant must care for her son, who’s had an accident. She’s has not been paid in months, reminds Chloe to send money, and waits in her village as hospital bills mount. The servant comes back to Athens, confronts Chloe’s mother, and a crisis ensues.
Tag Archives: Greece
Sto Hani / To The Inn (2003) George Bakolas, Dimitris Alexandris, Dimitris Xanthopoulos, Yiorgos Moroyiannis, Drama
Zissos and Apostolos are two Greeks who live in a city in the Ottoman Orient at the turn of the 20th century. Like some original sin, a load of gold sovereigns will lead them to travel and adventure and from there to their physical and spiritual deadlock.
Tessera Mavra Kostoumia / 4 Black Suits (2010) Jenny Diagoupi, Renos Haralambidis, Eleana Karandinou, Comedy
Four bankrupt gravediggers organize their final funeral that will give them the opportunity to change their lives by leaving the profession – which they originally started out as a temporary gainful solution, but stayed in this for life.
Imerologia katastromatos – Giorgos Seferis (2001) Stelios Haralambopoulos, Dimitris Katalifos, Documentary
M’ agapas? / Love Me Not? (1989) Giorgos Panousopoulos, Andreas Barkoulis, Betty Livanou, Myrto Parashi, Comedy, Drama, Romance
The bitter-sweet story, told in flashbacks,of a man over fifty who spent his lifetime fascinated by women and the sexual power they exerted on him. This film celebrates eroticism. It contains sexually explicit scenes,male and female frontal nudity.
Randevou me mia agnosti / Blind Date (1968) Vasilis Georgiadis, Elena Nathanail, Giannis Voglis, Dimitris Myrat, Drama, Romance
Christina is a Prosecutor’s wife who lives in an old mansion by the sea, in a remote city where her husband’s work has brought them. She’s feeling lonesome and has no real connection to him so it’s only a matter of time before she finds a lover, a lonely painter living in a hut at the seashore.
Oi fotografoi / The photographers (1998) Nikos Koundouros, Michalis Iatropoulos, Katerina Pavlaki, Manos Vakousis, Adventure, Drama
In a nonaligned country, where a civil conflict is raging, a team of photographers follows a mercenary war lord, whose men wreak havoc among enemies and innocents alike. The story is a modern version of the tragedy Antigone, in a time when TV and the other media present unrelieved visions of war and bloody mayhem.
Suntan (2016) Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Makis Papadimitriou, Elli Tringou, Dimi Hart, Comedy, Drama, Romance
For middle-aged Kostis, life has passed him by. As the newly appointed doctor of a tiny island, Kostis spends a dreary winter alone. By the time summer arrives, though, the island has turned into a thriving, wild vacation spot with nude beaches and crazy parties.
Red Rose (2014) Sepideh Farsi, Javad Djavahery, Darya Djavahery-Farsi, Babak Farahani, Drama, Romance
Tehran. June 2009. The uproar of a city swinging with the “Green Wave” of protest to the rigged presidential election. An apartment as a shelter. A man and a woman who belong to two different generations. A mobile phone and a computer to communicate with the free world. A love story, that will change two lives.
“Uncut Family” focus upon a three member family that is presented in its most sensitive and raw form, right at the point where its apparent stability collapses. On the pretext of uncovering the relationship the young boy has with his mother and father, Zapas dares in the five chapters of his movie (The Son, The Father, The Mother, The Father and Son, The Holy Family) to draw attention to an endo-family sexuality which stands outside normal societal taboos, mapping a transcendental intra-family universe, painting with a regardless realism the cosmology of a contemporary world less remote than we imagine and closer than we could tolerate.