Greek submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Filmby kingwilson | created - 29 May 2011 | updated - 29 May 2011 | Public
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2. Electra (I) (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
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.
5. Blood on the Land (1965)
130 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
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.
6. Love Cycles (1966)
87 min | Drama
A model (Elena Nathanail) is on vacation with her sailor husband (Thodoros Roumpanis), and she falls in love with an employee (Spyros Fokas) who works in the hotel where they are staying. ... See full summary »
10. Iphigenia (1977)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
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.
11. O anthropos me to garyfallo (1980)
125 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Nikos Belogiannis member of the communist party and officer of Ellas that has come back to Greece only to get arrested, tried for espionage on behalf of Russia and executed. A ... See full summary »
12. Angelos (1982)
R | 126 min | Drama
A young gay man in Athens, Angelo, keeps his sexual identity a secret from his family. He falls hard for a rough sailor, Mikhalis, and moves in with him. Mikhalis convinces Angelo to dress ... See full summary »
14. Sti skia tou fovou (1988)
92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A music composer tries to deposit money in his bank one morning, and is accused of counterfeiting. Harassed by the police, the gang of counterfeiters and a stranger, he becomes ... See full summary »
16. Erotas sti hourmadia (1990)
82 min | Comedy
Panagiotis (Argyris Bakirtzis) and Giannis (Lazaros Andreou) are two good friends but also rivals in love. The first is a merchant and the second a violinist; one is tall and slim and the ... See full summary »
17. To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)
Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War
An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.
Votes: 5,019 | Gross: $0.04M
18. I sfagi tou kokora (1996)
155 min | Drama
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.
19. Eternity and a Day (1998)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 7,423 | Gross: $0.11M
20. From the Edge of the City (1998)
Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama
A group of Pontian Greek immigrant teenage dreamers dwelling marginalised in the notorious and lustreless wild suburbia, witness the city's repulsive face and an unrelenting world defined by prostitution, drugs, and inevitably, loss.
21. Peppermint (1999)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Stefanos is a man at his 40's who has inherited a fortune from his mother's aunt. One day Manolis, his schoolmate, calls him and invites him to a party featuring an old friends' reunion. ... See full summary »
22. In Good Company (2000)
96 min | Comedy
A convict out of prison to visit his mother, followed by two policemen. A lunatic out of the asylum, followed by two doctors. Their meeting is the beginning of the most hilarious situations... See full summary »
23. To monon tis zois tou taxeidion (2001)
85 min | Biography, Drama
As Georgios Vizneyos, one of Greece's greatest authors, degenerates in an Athens mental asylum, the tale of another story-teller, his grandfather, begins to emerge through his mad ramblings... See full summary »
24. Tha to metanioseis (2002)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
All indications were that Maraki was made for great things, for honor and distinctions. And yet contrary to all expectations our heroine cops out. She refuses to take the university ... See full summary »
25. Politiki kouzina (2003)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »
26. I horodia tou Haritona (2005)
135 min | Comedy, Music
Chariton Ulianov has one great love: Life! That particular love affair however does not hamper him in his pursuit of enjoyment of her simpler pleasures. For him every woman is beautiful, ... See full summary »
27. Eduart (2006)
104 min | Drama
Based upon true events Eduart, a young man raised in a cruel and oppressive family environment, leaves Albania with the dream of becoming a rock star and living a better life. His reckless ... See full summary »
29. Oi sklavoi sta desma tous (2008)
127 min | Drama, Romance
Genteel aristocrats and the terrible impasse erect in front of them their debts, forbidden loves and marriages interests, passions and conflicts.
30. Kynodontas (2009)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
Votes: 55,328 | Gross: $0.11M