Tag Archives: Greek
Magiki polis / The Magic City (1954) Nikos Koundouros, Giorgos Foundas, Margarita Papageorgiou, Stephanos Stratigos, Crime, Drama
Oi Germanoi xanarhodai… / The Germans Strike Again (1948) Alekos Sakellarios, Vasilis Logothetidis, Nitsa Tsaganea, Ilia Livykou, Comedy
Intimate Relations (1979) Omiros Efstratiadis, Jennifer Mason, Kostas Prekas, Hristos Nomikos, Crime, Erotic
Kynodontas / Dogtooth (2009) Yorgos Lanthimos, Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Drama, Thriller
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.
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.