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Aunt from Chicago (1957)
"I theia apo to Chicago" (original title)

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Aunt Calliopi returns to Greece from Chicago after 30 years and plans to marry off her nieces.

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Cast overview:
Orestis Makris ...
Harilaos Bardas
Georgia Vasileiadou ...
Kalliopi
Jenny Karezi ...
Katina Barda
Gelly Mavropoulou ...
Eleni Barda
Niki Papadatou ...
Angeliki Barda
Margarita Papageorgiou ...
Maria Barda
Eleni Zafeiriou ...
Efterpi Barda (as Nitsa Zafiriou)
Pantelis Zervos ...
Xenofon
Stephanos Stratigos ...
Nikos Kadris
Dimitris Papamichael ...
Kostas
Theodoros Dimitriou ...
Takis Zerigas
Lakis Skellas
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A middle-aged man's conservative life is disturbed, when his sister returns to Greece, after many years in Chicago. Her arrival breaths new air to the family, and some extreme ideas of how to get her shy nieces to marry. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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16 December 1957 (Greece)  »

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fun but at times boring light comedy
17 August 2000 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This comedy about a retired general who keeps his personal little army of five daughters is fun especially in the first 30 minutes. Orestis Makris is very credible and funny as the general and the other characters are quite loveable.

However, the interesting theme of foreign (modern) influences in the Greek (old-fashioned) society in the 1950s hasn't been worked out that well. But then again, it's meant to be a light comedy. There are also some very nice comedy ideas, like the flowerpot-throwing thing.


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