The mother of a girl decides to trust his father, with whom he is separated, when he learns that it is seriously ill. This summer will be the last for both of them and all that is left to Peter is to stand by their child.
In this classic politics satire we see Andreas Mavroyialouros, a minister of the greek government, visiting a small village for the inauguration of a lying-in hospital. Going there he ... See full summary »
Leonidas Petrohilos, Director of the Naval Academy, is a strict and difficult widower with three sons. At home there is total chaos, until the moment he hires a housekeeper Mrs. Mary, who ... See full summary »
Andreas meets Mika in Italy and they quickly fall in love and get married. However, upon their return to Greece, Andreas meets Mika's eccentric family and sees that living with them will ... See full summary »
Orestis is a very jealous man who thinks everything is suspicious, so while on a job trip he stops at a café and accidentally finds a pair of yellow gloves, which are identical to those of ... See full summary »
Thanasis Vengos plays a poor young man that comes to Athens looking for a job. We watch as he tries many different jobs; druggist, photographer, even wrestling referee. The result is always hilarious and explosive!
I watched this film over 15 years after it was made (in a classic Greek cinema festival), but I knew the credit song as long as I could remember. The movie is a hymn to innocence and we all (a banch of teenagers, we truly enjoyed it then. Actually, I would if I ever watch it again. It wasn't a coincidence that it was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film.
The leading actress was OK and Voglis is very good and likable (the least) in his portrayal of the naive shepherd. Until then I only knew him from his more "mature" roles where he seldom played nice guys, so this was a pleasant surprise. The "Stasou mygdala" scene has know a cult status in Greece and will make you laugh your heart out.
Still back on the opening song which is considered know a classic. You would feel the emotions described thru it even if you don't understand a word in Greek!!! Unfortunately, its legendary performer has recently passed away (RIP Maria Demetriades).
Watch this film to enjoy a good dose of easiness, Greek summer and innocence...
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