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Youth of Athens (1949)

Ta paidia tis Athinas (original title)
At the time of the German occupation of Athens, a group of children steals food and other supplies from the enemy, in order to survive. Their activity turns into a form of resistance and ... See full summary »

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Yannis Apostolidis ...
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Nikos Filippopoulos ...
Alekos
Nikos Kazis
Andreas Filippides ...
Takis
Christoforos Nezer ...
Dimitris
Despo Diamantidou
Anna Raftopoulou ...
Martha
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Danai ...
Maria (voice)
Meropi Nezer
Michalis Nikolopoulos ...
(as Mihail Nikolopoulos)
Dionysis Papagiannopoulos
Kostas Pomonis
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At the time of the German occupation of Athens, a group of children steals food and other supplies from the enemy, in order to survive. Their activity turns into a form of resistance and the Germans set out to chase them. The protagonists, Alekos and Nontas, are arrested and end up in a concentration camp. When they return to Athens, they have to defend the honor of Alekos' sister, Maria, who is pregnant from offspring of a wealthy family. Written by Greek Film Archive

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29 October 1949 (USA)  »

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50 minutes of film survive, from the original 72. See more »

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Itan grammeno
Performed by Danai
Lyrics by Mimis Pogis
Composed by Mimis Katrivanos
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