The story of 6 or 7 prostitutes, at Pireas harbor.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Karezi ...
Eleni Niculescu
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Mihailos
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Petros
Manos Katrakis ...
Ship captain Nikolas Maroukis
Mairi Hronopoulou ...
Mary Pana
Faidon Georgitsis ...
Angelos
Alexandra Ladikou ...
Anna Georganta
Despo Diamantidou ...
Madam Pari
Eleni Anousaki ...
Myrsini
Notis Peryalis ...
Old Man
Iro Kyriakaki ...
Katerina
Kostas Kourtis ...
Doris
Katerina Helmy ...
Marina Georgiadou
Thodoros Kefalopoulos ...
Eleni's Customer
Soula Nikiforidou
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The residents of a poor neighbourhood in Piraeus are asked to leave as modernization will take place. The prostitutes of one of the many brothels are preparing to move on. The camera follows their individual stories, their misery, shattered dreams and hopes for a better future. Written by Sophia Economides <sophia@orion.eee.kcl.ac.uk>

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2 December 1963 (Greece)  »

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A great greek film
4 August 1999 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

"Ta Kokkina Fanaria" (Red Latterns) is one of the most celebrated greek films. Some of the most popular actors of Greece star in it. The movie offers excellent performances especially by the GREAT Manos Katrakis, Jenny Karezi and Alexandra Ladikou. It managed to be one of the four Greek films nominated for an Academy Award for Best Language Film. The director George Javellas did a marvellous job in a film that it's considered a classic here in Greece. Don't miss it.


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