Favourite Greek movies

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1.
The Idlers of the Fertile Valley (1978)
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A father moves with his three sons and their beautiful, hard working servant in a big, old house in the countryside, where a weird drowsiness seems to occupy the four men. Will it be possible for one of them to break free? (118 mins.)
 
2.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
 
3.
Sweet Bunch (1983)
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The diary of the life and death of a group of "amoral" young people, who have reached the point of no... (154 mins.)
 
4.
The Red Lanterns (1963)
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The story of 6 or 7 prostitutes, at Pireas harbor. (132 mins.)
 
5.
Rembetiko (1983)
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The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer. (110 mins.)
Director: Costas Ferris
 
6.
The Ogre of Athens (1956)
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A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large. He briefly and reluctantly rules the underworld until they realize their mistake. (103 mins.)
 
7.
Little England (2013)
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One home, one secret, one man, two sisters. (132 mins.)
 
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Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (2004)
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This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees... (185 mins.)
 
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The Loser Takes All (2002)
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A cynical man, along with a 19 year old musician, a former lover, an alcoholic client of a bar and a black strip club dancer are involved with anarchist mood in a dangerous game with drugs godfathers of the night, cops and media. (121 mins.)
 
10.
The King (2002)
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A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past... (130 mins.)
 
11.
Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
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The "adventures" of some friends during their military service. (99 mins.)
Director: Nicos Perakis
 
12.
Truants (1996)
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The story follows the sporadic reunions of six friends during the seven year period of their integration into society... (115 mins.)
 
13.
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
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Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany... (127 mins.)
 
14.
The Policeman of the 16th Precinct (1959)
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Three poor friends, Ilias, Thomás and Vangelis, decide to commit a burglary, but everything, although being planned with detail, goes wrong. (88 mins.)
 
15.
The Counterfeit Coin (1955)
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Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story... (127 mins.)
Director: Yorgos Javellas
 
16.
Synoikia to Oneiro (1961)
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The stories of poor people living in a neighborhood in Athens and their difficulties. (95 mins.)
 
17.
Stella (1955)
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The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless... (90 mins.)
 
18.
The Thrushes Are Still Singing (1979)
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Five friends (representatives of the Fifties generation) now in their forties, get together after many years of silence... (123 mins.)
 
19.
A Woman's Way (2009)
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George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village... (111 mins.)
 
20.
Mourning Rock (2000 Documentary)
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A documentary about Eleusina. The past and the present, in complete antithesis, coexist in a place spoiled... (87 mins.)
 
21.
John the Violent (1973)
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This film tells the story of Ioannis Zachos, a young psychopath who commits a murder in the town of Athens. (180 mins.)
Director: Tonia Marketaki
 
22.
The Fear (1966)
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In this disturbing family drama, a prosperous middle-aged farmer takes up gambling and whoring at the expense of his devoted second wife... (116 mins.)
 
23.
Suntan (2016)
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On a hedonistic Greek island, a middle-aged doctor becomes obsessed with a young tourist when she lets him tag along with her group of hard partying friends. (104 mins.)
 
24.
Blood on the Land (1966)
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In Greece, in the early part of the 20th century, two brothers from a wealthy landowning family have opposite views on how the poor workers who work on their land should be treated. (130 mins.)
 
25.
Arkadia Haire (2015 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
26.
Hardcore (2004)
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Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night. (96 mins.)
Director: Dennis Iliadis
 
27.
Evdokia (1971)
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A prostitute (Evdokia) meets a sergeant (Yorgos). They fall in love and get married after a short love affair... (97 mins.)
Director: Alexis Damianos
 
28.
Parangelia! (1980)
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The real story of Nikos Koemtzis, who one night knifed a company of men in a tavern, just because they wanted to dance on the song he had "ordered" from the musicians. (87 mins.)
Director: Pavlos Tasios
 
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No Budget Story (1997)
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In order to secure money for the production of his first film, a young man asks help from a film producer... (87 mins.)
 
31.
Easy Road (1979)
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(94 mins.)