Theodoros Angelopoulos – Trilogia II: I skoni tou hronou AKA The dust of time (2008)

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Synopsis (Written by Theo Angelopoulos):
A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and claims the absoluteness of love. At the same time the film is a long journey into the vast history and the events of the last fifty years that left their mark on the 20th century. The characters in the film move as though in a dream. The dust of time confuses memories. A searches for them and experiences them in the present. Continue reading

Nikos Nikolaidis – Evridiki BA 2O37 AKA Euridice BA 2O37 (1975)

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Synopsis:

‘Euridice lives imprisoned inside a metaphorical hell-house, in a country ruled by a dictatorship regime.
Having already served her time, she is waiting to be transferred “somewhere else”. However, the State Processor in charge of the prisoners transfers has been mocking her for days… maybe even years.
A long lost lover (Orpheus), contacts her asking to see her again. Euridice accepts, hoping that something will change yet she is also afraid of any changes.’
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Panagiotis Fafoutis – Paradeisos AKA Paradise (2011)

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Synopsis: Marianna returns to Greece on a whim to surprise her boyfriend, secretly plotting to stay with him forever, while Nikos is using the carnival as an excuse to confess his love to his unsuspecting boss. Eugenia hesitates to tell her daughter about her secret romance with the much younger carnival crew leader, while Ilias has no qualms about begging his estranged wife to come home.

Four couples, each one desperately trying to either rescue or escape their relationship, lose themselves in the intoxicating atmosphere of the carnival before they finally reveal their true colors, hidden behind the masks.
In the midst of carnival madness, four duets are staking their claim on their own personal Paradise… Continue reading

Penny Panayotopoulou – Dyskoloi apohairetismoi: O babas mou AKA Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)

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Synopsis
In 1969 Athens, a 10 year old boy struggles to come to terms with the sudden death of his father.
IMDb.com

Reviews
…Panayotopoulou brings a rewarding psychological acuity to the way she traces the boy’s tortured reaction, and this extends to the sober, mature performances elicited from the rest of the cast and the unshowy expressiveness of the camerawork.
WH, TimeOut London
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