Pantelis Voulgaris – Nyfes aka Brides (2004)

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Summer of 1922.
Photographer Norman Harris and Niki are sailing to America aboard the same ship. Norman in first class and Niki in third, together with some 700 other brides. They all carry the photograph of a bridegroom they have never met in their little trunks as well as their bridal gown. Norman is touched when he sees the brides in third class. Niki is the one who makes the greatest impression on him. Gradually they get to know each other and fall in love. Brides is a story about strong emotions, about dilemmas, about conscience, about a responsible attitude. It is about the little moments, the glances, the touches, the “yeses” an the “nos” that count in life.

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Nicholas Triandafyllidis – Oi aisthimaties AKA The Sentimentalists (2014)

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Synopsis
An aged, prosperous and above any suspicion, bourgeois by the nickname ‘The Master’, lives isolated in a luxurious beachfront villa with his teenage daughter who he has kept well protected from the mischief of the outside world. Behind the façade of the vigorous art lover, however, he prospers by illegally trading antiquities in the black market and a loan sharking. The ‘Master’ has two henchmen to do his ‘dirty work’, Hermes and John. Both will commit a fatal mistake: while Hermes falls for the daughter of his ‘Master’, John is obsessed with a prostitute. Both will pay a heavy price for being ‘sentimentalists’…
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Elina Psikou – I aionia epistrofi tou Antoni Paraskeva AKA The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas (2013)

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Synopsis
Antonis arrives at a seaside hotel. It’s wintertime, the hotel is closed and Antonis is roaming the grounds all by himself. You’d think he had all the time in the world, until a TV newsflash announces the disappearance of well-known journalist Antonis Paraskevas.
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Athina Rachel Tsangari – Fit (1994)

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Synopsis:
Fit, Athina’s first short film was a finalist for the Student Academy AwardsTM.

In this short film she explores a new kind of visual and corporeal language, deploying off-beat mise-en-scene, startling gestures and outlandish humor to vividly render the protagonist character’s struggle against her appointed familial, societal and professional role. Continue reading