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  • Panagiotis Maroulis – Prin to telos tou kosmou AKA Before the End of the World (1996)

    1991-2000GreecePanagiotis MaroulisSci-Fi
    Prin to telos tou kosmou (1996)
    Prin to telos tou kosmou (1996)

    The universe is a unified and indivisible entity. There are nο independent parts. There is just the WHOLE, the ΟΝΕ. One of the laws that forms its framework is that of compensation. If some occurrence or some action οn some organizational level of the universe disrupts the order, then compensatory mechanisms are activated that re-establish the balance. The direction in which our civilization appears to be headed threatens to disrupt the balance in this corner of the universe. The Law is activated in the form of «Pressures» οn a group of scientists that endanger not only their minds but even their very lives…Read More »

  • Stavros Tsiolis – As perimenoun oi gynaikes! AKA Let the Women Wait! (1998)

    Stavros Tsiolis1991-2000ComedyGreece
    As perimenoun oi gynaikes! (1998)
    As perimenoun oi gynaikes! (1998)

    Three guys related from marrying three sisters (Batzanakides) meet in Northern Greece at Lake Volvi. The two of them (Panos and Michalis) have as have as destination the Thasos Island whilst the third guy (Antonis) comes to see what is happening with other two falling behind. Panos was struck with the view of a beautiful accompanied girl during the route. Antonis will fall in love too (with the one of the two nurses of Panos) Two old ladies (Sultana and Arhontoula) sitting nearby will act as DJ using a CD player offering very good popular music that suits to the evolution of the movie. Antonis will go to Porto Carras Hotel at Halkidiki with the two nurses for casino playing and will use the number that fails for Panos and Michalis. The movie turns into a study on how men perceive marriage and the impact economics have on their life.Read More »

  • Dimitris Athanitis – Kamia sympatheia gia ton Diavolo AKA No Sympathy for the Devil (1997)

    Arthouse1991-2000CultDimitris AthanitisGreece
    Kamia sympatheia gia ton Diavolo (1997)
    Kamia sympatheia gia ton Diavolo (1997)

    Synopsis:
    A modern version of Orpheus and Eurydice. A romance in extremes set at a dystopian future by the acclaimed Greek director Dimitri Athanitis. Provocative, already a cult film.

    After being released from prison, Eurydice gets a job as a waitress but also as a naked model for a mysterious photographer who blackmails her. Orpheus, a cashier at a super market meets her by chance and falls for her at once. When he loses her, he shall travel all the way to hell, to get her back.

    Dimitri Athanitis’s take on the “Orpheus and Eurydice” myth is stylish and sexy. Lena Kitsipoulou is totally magnetic for her fellow characters and the viewer.Read More »

  • George Zervoulakos – Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto AKA Orpheus Descending (1996)

    1991-2000CyprusDramaGeorge Zervoulakos
    Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto (1996)
    Me ton Orfea ton Avgousto (1996)

    Eurydice is a singer in a group that plays in country fairs. The group is not successful and Eurydice gets convinced by a rich farmer to follow him to Athens, where he promises her that he will make her a famous singer. Things do not turn out as promised, and Eurydice returns to the band, which is very successful now, due to Orpheus, a mute clarinet player, who has joined them. The farmer comes to reclaim her by force and Eurydice gets killed in a car accident. Orpheus tries to give her life with his clarinet.Read More »

  • Spiros Stathoulopoulos – Metéora (2012)

    Spiros Stathoulopoulos2011-2020DramaGreece
    Metéora (2012)
    Metéora (2012)

    Quote:
    In the plains of central Greece, Byzantine monasteries are perched atop sandstone pillars, suspended between heaven and earth. A young Greek monk and a Russian nun have devoted their lives to the strict rituals and practices of their community, but a growing affection for one another puts their monastic life under question. Torn between spiritual devotion and their human desire, they must decide which path to follow.Read More »

  • Panos H. Koutras – I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (1999)

    Panos H. Koutras1991-2000ComedyGreeceSci-Fi
    I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (1999)
    I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (1999)

    Une moussaka de trente mètres de haut sème la panique et la mort dans les rues d’Athènes… En hommage à la série Z des années 50, Panos Koutras signe une farce survoltée aux effets spéciaux bricolés, devenue une référence dans l’univers du nanar.Read More »

  • Grigoris Grigoriou – Diogmos AKA Persecution (1964)

    Grigoris Grigoriou1961-1970DramaGreeceWar
    Diogmos (1964)
    Diogmos (1964)

    Greece 1942. In an island across the coast of Asia Minor, a woman finds an injured partisan who wants to leave for Turkey. She helps him with a boat to cross over but they will be caught by the Turks and kept in a camp.Read More »

  • Grigoris Grigoriou – Amfivolies (1964)

    Grigoris Grigoriou1961-1970CrimeDramaGreece
    Amfivolies (1964)
    Amfivolies (1964)

    Grotesque dark shadows of a faceless manly figure invade the quiet bedroom of an affluent newly married woman. A freelance reporter is onto something; however, can he piece together the truth before she loses both her sanity and her life?Read More »

  • Dimitris Panayiotatos – Xenes se xeni hora: 50 ellinikes tainies mystiriou kai fantasias AKA Strangers in a Strange Land: 50 Greek Mystery & Fantastic Movies (2009)

    Dimitris Panayiotatos2001-2010DocumentaryGreece

    Documentary on the Thriller, Noir, Fantasy, Science Fiction genres in the Greek cinema for the last 50 years. It is a collage of authentic scenes and trailers of 50 films as presented by four girls, bearing the name of the genre they represent. 50 years (1959-2009), 50 films, 45 directors, screenwriters, authors, critics, producers. The director has used rare audio and video material with a critical view for the movies he has loved, while he believes that these genres have been neglected in favor of comedy.Read More »

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