Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary.
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To teleftaio psema / A Matter of Dignity (1957) Mihalis Kakogiannis, Ellie Lambeti, Athena Michaelidou, Eleni Zafeiriou, Drama
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.
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.
O Drakos / The Ogre of Athens (1956) Nikos Koundouros, Dinos Iliopoulos, Margarita Papageorgiou, Giannis Argyris, Crime, Drama
The film “O Drakos” is about a mousy, timid, bespectacled guy in Athens who sees a newspaper photo of a fugitive criminal mastermind called “The Fiend”. It’s the spitting image of the harmless nerd. A gang of starstruck crooks sees our hapless hero, mistakes him for the Fiend, rescues him from imminent arrest and more or less forces him to lead a desperate criminal scheme they’ve got going.