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Crustalo (1936)

O agapitikos tis voskopoulas (original title)
It is the third film in a row of the type that much later on was called "fustanella (Greek kilt)", following Gkolfo by Bachatoris (1914) and Astero by Gaziadis (1929). It is based on the ... See full summary »
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Cast

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Dimitris Tsakiris ...
Nina Afentaki ...
Manos Katrakis ...
Sofia Dorival ...
Stathaina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giorgos Batis
Dimitris Kotzias
Aimilia Marikou
Meropi Rozan
Panagis Svoronos
Michalis Vlahopoulos
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It is the third film in a row of the type that much later on was called "fustanella (Greek kilt)", following Gkolfo by Bachatoris (1914) and Astero by Gaziadis (1929). It is based on the successful theatrical play (rhyming pastoral romance) by Dimitrios Koromilas, who draws his inspiration from a poem by Giannis Zalokostas "I fell in love with a shepherdess". The setting is Greece, a rural country in the middle of the 19th century. A landlord, Mitros, gives Kroustallo a golden cross as a gift to show her his tender feelings. He doesn't know, however, that she is already in love with Liakos, a destitute young shepherd to whom Mitros owes his life - in the past he had saved him from drowning in the river. The cross around the neck of the shepherdess causes fights between the two men, while Mitros asks Kroustallo's hand from her mother, Mrs. Stathaina, who had been his childhood love. After more tragic complications, gradually, however, they are cleared up, since prudence and sound ... Written by Greek Film Archive

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Drama | Romance

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5 January 1936 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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First Greek talking feature. See more »

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Version of The Shepherdess' Lover (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Mia voskopoula agapisa
Composed by Dionysis Lavragas
Lyrics by Giannis Zalokostas
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