Greek submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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1.
I limni ton pothon (1957)
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(98 mins.)
 
2.
Electra (1962)
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge. (110 mins.)
 
3.
The Red Lanterns (1963)
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The story of 6 or 7 prostitutes, at Pireas harbor. (132 mins.)
 
4.
Treason (1964)
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(96 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Love Cycles (1966)
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A model (Elena Nathanail) is on vacation with her sailor husband (Thodoros Roumpanis), and she falls... (87 mins.)
 
7.
Imperiale (1968)
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(90 mins.)
 
8.
Girls in the Sun (1968)
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A shepherd falls in love with an English tourist in Greece. (80 mins.)
 
9.
The Travelling Players (1975)
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Greece 1939 - 1952 Fascist, Nazi, Communist conflict as seen through a family of travelling provincial players (230 mins.)
 
10.
Iphigenia (1977)
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To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off. (127 mins.)
 
11.
The Man with the Carnation (1980)
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The story of Nikos Belogiannis member of the communist party and officer of Ellas that has come back to Greece only to get arrested... (125 mins.)
Director: Nikos Tzimas
 
12.
Angel (1982)
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A young gay man in Athens, Angelo, keeps his sexual identity a secret from his family. He falls hard for a rough sailor... (126 mins.)
 
13.
Theophilos (1987)
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(115 mins.)
 
14.
In the Shadow of Fear (1988)
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A music composer tries to deposit money in his bank one morning, and is accused of counterfeiting. Harassed by the police... (92 mins.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Love Under the Date-Tree (1990)
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Panagiotis (Argyris Bakirtzis) and Giannis (Lazaros Andreou) are two good friends but also rivals in love... (82 mins.)
Director: Stavros Tsiolis
 
17.
Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
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A, a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend... (176 mins.)
 
18.
I sfagi tou kokora (1996)
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Longing for a better life Evagoras and Onisilios, decide to emigrate to the Persian Gulf to earn enough money to start their own business. When they return home, the pair open a night club. However, their past catches up with them. (155 mins.)
Director: Andreas Pantzis
 
19.
Eternity and a Day (1998)
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Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home. (137 mins.)
 
20.
From the Edge of the City (1998)
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The "Edge of the City" means Menidi, a poor suburb on the edge of pulsating Athens (the city). Menidi harbours many Cosssack Greeks... (94 mins.)
 
21.
Peppermint (1999)
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Stefanos is a man at his 40's who has inherited a fortune from his mother's aunt. One day Manolis, his schoolmate... (105 mins.)
Director: Costas Kapakas
 
22.
In Good Company (2000)
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A convict out of prison to visit his mother, followed by two policemen. A lunatic out of the asylum... (96 mins.)
Director: Nikos Zapatinas
 
23.
The Only Journey of His Life (2001)
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As Georgios Vizneyos, one of Greece's greatest authors, degenerates in an Athens mental asylum, the tale of another story-teller... (87 mins.)
 
24.
Think it Over (2002)
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All indications were that Maraki was made for great things, for honor and distinctions. And yet contrary to all expectations our heroine cops out... (100 mins.)
 
25.
A Touch of Spice (2003)
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"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather... (108 mins.)
 
26.
Chariton's Choir (2005)
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Chariton Ulianov has one great love: Life! That particular love affair however does not hamper him in... (135 mins.)
 
27.
Eduart (2006)
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Based upon true events Eduart, a young man raised in a cruel and oppressive family environment, leaves... (104 mins.)
 
28.
Correction (2007)
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(87 mins.)
 
29.
Slaves in Their Bonds (2008)
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Genteel aristocrats and the terrible impasse erect in front of them their debts, forbidden loves and marriages interests, passions and conflicts. (127 mins.)
 
30.
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.)