Greek films watchlist

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1.
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.)
 
2.
The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
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Alexandre, a TV reporter, is working for a few days in a border town, where a lot of refugees from Albania... (143 mins.)
 
3.
Voyage to Cythera (1984)
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An old communist returns to Greece after 32 years in the Soviet Union. However, things aren't the way he had hoped for. (120 mins.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
Madame Sousou (1948)
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Sousou is a poor Greek woman who behaves like an aristocrat causing trouble to her honest husband and laughs to the people of her neighborhood. (80 mins.)
 
6.
Phaedra (1962)
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The powerful Greek shipowner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name... (115 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
7.
Brides (2004)
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Set in 1922, is the story of a mail order bride, one of 700, aboard the SS KING ALEXANDER, who falls in love with an American photographer. She is bound for her new husband, in New York; he is on his way home to a failed marriage. (128 mins.)
 
8.
Psyhi vathia (2009)
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Near the end of the Greek Civil War two brothers find themselves in opposite sides. (124 mins.)
 
9.
Backdoor (2000)
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Athens 1966. Dimitris, 13, unexpectedly loses his father. Seeing his pampered mother collapse, the boy... (105 mins.)
 
10.
Matchbox (2002)
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Dimitris, a grumpy middle-aged man, is having a hard time with his business partner on a particular... (80 mins.)
 
11.
Hostage (2005)
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Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive... (105 mins.)
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
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.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
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The "adventures" of some friends during their military service. (99 mins.)
Director: Nicos Perakis
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
Burning Heads (2011)
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Milk "is the tragic story of three heroes of Rina (45 years) and her two sons, Anthony (25 years) and Lefteris (23 years)... (99 mins.)
Director: Giorgos Siougas
 
20.
The Barefoot Battalion (1953)
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Released in the USA as "The Barefoot Battalion", this is the story of a besieged country in wartime and the effect of such on the children... (110 mins.)
Director: Gregg C. Tallas
 
21.
Kavafis (1996)
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Loosely based on the life of Greek poet Konstantinos Kavafis. (85 mins.)
 
22.
El Greco (2007)
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The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco". (119 mins.)
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
Blackmail Boy (2003)
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In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems... (100 mins.)
 
25.
Christmas Tango (2011)
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At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him. (102 mins.)
 
26.
Akamas (2006)
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Omeris, a Turkish Cypriot boy, grows up with Greek-Cypriots in the innocent years of his homeland. He... (124 mins.)
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
Metéora (2012)
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In the plains of central Greece, Byzantine monasteries are perched atop sandstone pillars, suspended between heaven and earth... (82 mins.)
 
29.
Debtocracy (2011 Documentary)
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Debtocracy seeks the causes of the Greek debt crisis and proposes solutions sidelined by the government and the dominant media. It follows countries like Ecuador that created debt Audit Commissions and tracks this process in Greece.
 
30.
Stournara 288 (1960)
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The residents of the block of flats in 288, Stournara street have their own history. The doorkeeper watches carefully every little thing that happens in the apartment building and knows every resident's secrets. (83 mins.)
 
31.
Catastroika (2012 Documentary)
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The creators of Debtocracy, analyze the shifting of state assets to private hands. They travel round the world gathering data on privatization and search for clues on the day after Greece's massive privatization program. (87 mins.)
 
32.
Fascism Inc. (2014 Documentary)
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Fascism Inc. presents unknown short stories of the past, the present and the future of fascism and its relation to the economic interests of each era... (83 mins.)