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Maiden's Cheek (1959)
"To xylo vgike apo ton Paradeiso" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  1959 (Greece)
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Young teacher Floras arrives to teach a class at a girls' high school in Athens. His students, daughters of rich Athenian families, are very spoilt making his and the other teachers work ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Aliki Vougiouklaki ...
Liza Papastavrou
Dimitris Papamichael ...
Panos Floras
Hristos Tsaganeas ...
School Master
Dionysis Papagiannopoulos ...
Makrydakis
Orestis Makris ...
Gym Master Gikas
Marika Krevata ...
Mrs. Papastavrou
Melpo Zarokosta ...
Popi Alexiou
Giorgos Gavriilidis ...
Mavromatis
Thodoros Moridis ...
Themistoklis Papastavrou
Niki Linardou ...
Student Xanthopoulou (as Bebi Koula)
Anna Matzourani ...
Student Polyhronopoulou
Katerina Gogou ...
Student Lazarou (as Kaiti Gogou)
Anny Papakonstadinou
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Giannis Bertos
Gorgo Hrelia
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Young teacher Floras arrives to teach a class at a girls' high school in Athens. His students, daughters of rich Athenian families, are very spoilt making his and the other teachers work difficult. When he starts implementing discipline in his class, the girls use every means to get rid of him. But the most undisciplined, Lisa Papastavrou, falls in love with him. Written by xenios <xenios99@hotmail.com>

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Cute film, interesting comment on the times (late 50s) in Greece
3 November 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Quite a cute film, amusing and engaging. Good social comment on the times in Greece in the late 50s. Excellent music by Hadjidakis with quite a few hit songs at the time. The Vougiouklaki/Papamichael success story had its beginnings here and was an example of a film romance that led to a real life one. The film topic concerns the then "taboo" romantic association between senior high school students and their teachers. Vougiouklaki gives a suitable interpretation as the love-struck high school student infatuated with her teacher (Papamichael). Numerous comical situations follow one another, until...


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