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Backdoor (2000)
"Piso porta" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  6 October 2000 (Greece)
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In 1966, after the death of his developer father, an Athens teenager enjoys hanging out with his friends and visiting a local prostitute, unaware his life is about to take a turn for the ... See full summary »

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Konstandinos Papadimitriou ...
Dimitris Kemeras
Alexandriani Sikelianou ...
Foteini Kemera
Haris Sozos ...
Apostolos Dedes
Ieroklis Michaelidis ...
Uncle Ilias
Antonis Kafetzopoulos ...
Giannis Kemeras
Margarita Anthidou ...
Officer's Wife #1
Vassiliki Deliou ...
Officer's Wife #2
Yorgos Kalaitzis ...
Officer #1
Stavros Psyllakis ...
Officer #2
Alexandros Tsakiris ...
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Dimitris Adamopoulos ...
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Matias Simounets ...
Psimikakis
Giorgos Basiakos ...
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Yannis Tsikis ...
Urban Planning Officer #1
Stathis Voutos ...
Urban Planning Officer #2
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In 1966, after the death of his developer father, an Athens teenager enjoys hanging out with his friends and visiting a local prostitute, unaware his life is about to take a turn for the worse with the rise of a new military dictatorship in Greece. Written by Lament

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At one point the young hero gets a Playboy magazine in his hands. While the movie takes places in the spring of 1967 (just a few months before the military coup take over in Greece), the issue shown is of the December of 1972, five years later. See more »

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The first good Greek coming-of-age film (or why scenario matters).
13 November 2000 | by (Thessaloniki, Greece) – See all my reviews

Greece is a country with many wonderful directors. That is why Greece produced so many good "director's films". The thing that Greece doesn't have is good screenwriters. "I Piso Porta" is not a "director's film". Is a film with a good scenario. For those who have been previously interested in the Greek film, "I Piso Porta" made a major breakthrough on this point. Yiorgos Tsemberopoulos showed us how to make a good coming-of-age film, the Greek way. For those who wish to see it in cinemas around the world an advice: Read a thing or two about the Greek political situation back in the '60s. It will help you to appreciate the film. For the Greeks "I Piso Porta" was a long awaited film. We welcome it.


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