This is actually a bad movie yet beautifully made. The story is as naive as it gets, which can be quite disturbing at times, but the viewer gets immediately carried away by the wonderful pictures of Greece and the nearly breathtaking music of Vaggelis Papathanasiou and Giannis Markopoulos, forgetting all about the plot. The film looks more like an attempt to promote Greek tourism, emphasizing picturesque landscapes and monuments rather than the characters which are built upon stereotypes and presented in a shallow way. Elena, a Mediterranean beauty who works as a tourist guide meets Jan, a good-looking and cheerful blond guy who also happens to be the prince of some unidentified northern European country, a fact that - surprise! - Elena ignores. Stunning Elena Nathanail and German actor Thomas Fritsch, former teen idol in his country, embody the main characters who experience a summer romance with the necessary touch of folklore. The acting is poor but that doesn't really matter as the film was meant to be some sort of travel documentary about Greece, although it has no such value anymore, unless you have a time machine and you can go back to the 1960s. Watch it for the soundtrack, the sceneries and the pretty faces but don't bother if you're looking for something more than that.
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