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Thanos and Despina (1967)

Oi voskoi (original title)
Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina's father, Vlahopoulos ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Olga Karlatos ...
Despoina
George Dialegmenos ...
Thanos Zekos
Lambros Tsangas ...
Yankos
Elli Xanthaki ...
Katina
Tzavalas Karousos ...
Vlahopoulos (as Theo Karousos)
Dimos Starenios ...
Karavidas
Giannis Argyris ...
Haralambos
Nikiforos Naneris ...
Pericles (as N. Naneris)
Maria Konstadarou ...
Loula
Joly Garbi ...
Mme. Vlahopoulos
Nasos Kedrakas ...
Papadimas
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vasos Andronidis ...
(as Vasilis Andronidis)
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Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina's father, Vlahopoulos refuses to give his blessings and wants Despina to marry a more wealthy gentleman, named Yankos. The wealthy and spoiled Yankos plots to break up the romantic union between Thanos and Despina any way posible while the young lovers plot to run away in a futile attempt to being a new life for themselves. Written by Anonymous

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