A successful young Athenian lawyer, Theodora, who is the daughter of a general, takes on the case of Mantzavinos who is a grocer in Kolonos. Trying to avoid the usual hum-drum approach, she...
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Thanasis wanted since childhood to become a judge, but he works in the coffee shop he inherited from his father, which has turned into people's court.Purpose of life is to educate his children, but which they are lazy with their studies.
A group of dissident Greek film makers try to produce a politically committed film with the backing of American producers in the aftermath of the coup d'etat by the military in Greece in the early 1970s.
A successful young Athenian lawyer, Theodora, who is the daughter of a general, takes on the case of Mantzavinos who is a grocer in Kolonos. Trying to avoid the usual hum-drum approach, she becomes involved with a strange gang with a blind beggar for a leader, Linos, a former teacher, and current idol, of hers, who seems to Theodora like a modern Oedipus. Linos' companion and right-hand man is the former caretaker of the school. The group is completed by two sister-hookers, Anta and Mina, who work in a brothel housed in the school building and who sometimes force Linos to beg for money. The gang is planning a "big score", the theft of the antiquities of Plato's Academy, but Theodora's reluctance, combined with the timely intervention of the police, cancel the plan. Written by
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A successful lawyer decides to escape from the constraints of her family and especially from the control of her "war hero" father and becomes involved in a gang of small time con-men in Colonus. The gang leader is her old favourite primary school teacher, who is now a beggar and blind (in her imagination a personification of the ancient Oedipus). Everything, however, has changed in her old neighbourhood: The school is now a brothel, her old teacher a shadow of his former self and the old school janitor is a look-out man and right hand man of the gang leader. The old janitor is sphinx-like in his obsession with posing riddles. As a last ditch attempt to become rich, the gang organises a robbery involving the antiquities of Colonus. This will act as the impetus for the evolution of a tragedy.
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