Greece

Christos Gkotsis – To Taksimo AKA The Pledge (2014)

A man lives isolated on an island. His only companion is a young woman with whom he has made an unnatural agreement: She pretends to be his deceased wife. What happens when the pledge is broken? Read More »

Dinos Dimopoulos – O Valtos aka The Swamp (1973)

Quote:
Lena, Alexis and Manolis are planning to leave with the money from the bogus construction company they had set up. But last minute, Lena reveals the truth to her childhood friend Dimitris. The men of the gang are forced to take him with them in their small private plane. They will all land in a deserted island and there, they attempt to kill him. During the clash, Lena tries to escape, but she ends up throwing the plane in the nearby swamp, which sinks with the money. The plane fall stirs up the interest of the island inhabitants: the lighthouse keeper, his wife Martha, his daughter Maro and the escaped prisoner Vangelis. Soon the truth will be revealed and they will all try to pull out the plane from the swamp hoping that the money would change their fate… Read More »

Yorgos Tsemberopoulos – Xafnikos erotas AKA Sudden Love (1984)

Synopsis
Eleni (Betty Livanou) is married and has a child. In an attempt to escape the boredom of her daily routine, she meets a good man (Antonis Theodorakopoulos). They have a passionate relationship that lasts only as long as the trip they take to Lisbon. Read More »

Ilias Giannakakis – Alemaya (2004)

Synopsis:
In the Greek community of Ethiopia in the 1960s, a rich Greek disrupts the relationship between his well-bred daughter and a young man. Three decades later they meet again… Read More »

Babis Makridis – Pity (2018)

The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him. Read More »

Photos Lambrinos – Doxombous AKA Doxobus (1987)

Description in English
By the 14th century, the Byzantine Empire was, if not on the verge of actual collapse, at least seriously decadent and clearly on its last legs. The hungry wolves of Europe were preparing to dine on its corpse, and as a result the Byzantine army and its allies were constantly engaged in battles and skirmishes. In this story, a widow lives in the 14th-century Byzantine village of Doxobus with her son Xenos. She forms a relationship with a village elder, and when she gives birth to the elder’s son, her son from her previous marriage is sent to live in a monastery. Read More »

Babis Makridis – L (2012)

A Man lives in his car. He is 40 years old and although he does not have a lot of free time, when he does, he chooses to spend it with his family. He meets his wife and two children at a specified day and time in car parking lots. His job is to locate and bring the finest honey to a 50-year old man. A New Driver shows up and the Man gets fired. The Man’s life changes and he finds it absurd that no one trusts him anymore. Read More »