1961-1970DramaGreeceRomanceVasilis Georgiadis

Vasilis Georgiadis – Ta kokkina fanaria AKA The Red Lanterns (1963)


… It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also entered into the 1964 Cannes Film Festival….

The residents of a poor neighbourhood in Piraeus are asked to leave as modernization will take place. The prostitutes of one of the many brothels are preparing to move on. The camera follows their individual stories, their misery, shattered dreams and hopes for a better future.



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