Based on the book by Ilias Venezis "The Number 31328", the film by Nikos Koundouros unfolds through the personal tragedies of three characters, the Asia Minor Disaster and the agonizing ... See full summary »

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Antigoni Amanitou ...
Loukia
Zaharias Rohas ...
Ilias
Nikos Kapios
Vasilis Kolovos
Olga Tournaki
Betty Valassi
Eleonora Stathopoulou ...
Antigoni
Vasilis Laggos
Yorgos Charalabidis
Vasos Andronidis
Grigoris Dounis
Vasilis Tsaglos
Mihalis Giannatos
Katerina Gogou
Olia Lazaridou
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Based on the book by Ilias Venezis "The Number 31328", the film by Nikos Koundouros unfolds through the personal tragedies of three characters, the Asia Minor Disaster and the agonizing travails of the Asia Minor Greeks who had been arrested and led to death by Kemal's troops and armed groups of Muslims. The wife of a merchant, a teacher and a seventeen-year old boy try to survive, following the column of prisoners into the depths of Asia Minor. The teacher will be murdered by a Turk, the wife of the merchant will lose her senses, and only the young boy will manage to survive. Written by Greek Film Archive

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Intense
25 December 2002 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

One of the most intense and depressing movies ever made. It rivals "The Deerhunter" in that regard. The growing feeling of hopelessness as the Greek captives embark on their last journey produced cries from the audience toward the end of film.


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