The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »
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Miltos
Alekos Alexandrakis ...
Alekos
Hristina Kalogerikou ...
Miltos' Mother
Voula Zouboulaki ...
Anetta
Dionysis Papagiannopoulos ...
Mitsos
Sofia Vempo ...
Maria
Costas Kakavas ...
Antonis (as Kostas Karalis)
Tasso Kavadia ...
Alekos' Sister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nikos Fermas
Nitsa Pappa
Hristina Pateraki
G. Pomonis
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The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But when she meets a young football player, things get mixed up. She loves him but she loves her freedom too. So it's about time she made an important choice. Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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4 April 1955 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

Stella - pigen fra baren  »

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The film was a favorite for the Golden Palm at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival and Mercouri for the Best Actress award. It won neither. This fact caused controversy, so Isa Miranda, a member of the jury, gave Mercouri a special award named "Isa Miranda" award for her performance. See more »

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Spoofed in Straight Story (2006) See more »

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Agapi pou gine dikopo mahairi
Music by Manos Hatzidakis
Lyrics by Mihalis Kakogiannis
Performed by Melina Mercouri
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Unique Greek film
18 May 2002 | by (Lefkosia, Cyprus) – See all my reviews

One of the best Greek films ever released. Its highlights are the great acting of Melina Mercouri (she was robbed away the Cannes Best Actress Award) and the music of Manos Hadjidakis (he won an Oscar for Nener on Sunday(1960).


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