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The film is the story of a group of soldiers, who, in the course of their compulsory military service in 1967 and 1968, before and during the military dictatorship in Greece, are assigned to the then recently founded Armed Forces Television. This TV station, founded for the civilian population, was run by the Cinematographic Unit of the army which until then had only produced propaganda films and newsreels and was responsible for entertaining the troops and other charity organizations with movie screenings. The personnel was composed mostly of soldiers, who already had experience in the film business in their civilian lives, as well as those who received their training in the army. The story may be only 95% true, but that is simply because the true story is even more absurd... Written by
Greek Film Center
At one point, the gate officer informs Pvt. Papadopoulos that Von Canaris is looking for him. While the officer's name is actually Major D. Karavidis, who is the intelligence officer of the unit, this is a reference to Admiral Wilhelm Franz Canaris who was the head of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. See more »
I have probably seen this movie more times than the director. In the 80's I was so obsessed with this film, that at one point I thought I was a character in the film. Me and my friends would constantly re-enact scenes amongst us. I actually got to see it in a proper theater -- which is now a supermarket-- in a small town in Southern Greece.
Agreeing with the previous reviewer this film was a gem amongst trash that other people were producing in the 80's. I guess I wonder why us Greeks could never deliver better cinema? After all, we invented drama.
Thank god for this ray of light that this film gave me in the 80's.
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