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O gennitsaros (1953)

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During the Turkish occupation of Greece, the Ottomans systematically abducted Christian boys, who were raised and educated by Muhammadan standards to form a caste of janissaries. One of ... See full summary »

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Michalis Nikolinakos ...
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Rallis Angelidis
Hristina Apostolou
Elektra Attikou
Soso Kandyli
Panos Karavousanos ...
(as Panagiotis Karavousanos)
Rita Tsakona
Simos Tsapnidis
Takis Tsoubris
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During the Turkish occupation of Greece, the Ottomans systematically abducted Christian boys, who were raised and educated by Muhammadan standards to form a caste of janissaries. One of these Islamicized Christian boys returns to his village after many years (now as a fanatic young Turk) and comes face to face with his roots and traditions. Written by Greek Film Archive

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