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Real Life (2004)

Alithini zoi (original title)
A rich man loves a poor woman. A rich mother loves her poor self. A rich city loves its poor...end

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Aris Kalligas
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Mrs. Kalliga
Marina Kalogirou ...
Alexandra
Yiannis Diamantis ...
Hristos
Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos ...
Nikos
Maria Panouria ...
Sylvia
Aneza Papadopoulou ...
Mother
Christos Mantakas ...
Grigoris
Stavros Karelis ...
Giannakis
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Joy Martinokosta
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Woman at Shop
Christophe Bersult
Marilin Blazoudaki
Elissavet Chronopoulou
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Aris, 27 years old, returns home after a long journey... His mother, an eccentric and lonely woman lives together with her secretary, Sylvia and her loyal gardener mute Christos. Her house is famous not only for its view in Acropolis but also for his pool: the deepest in Europe. Determined to leave behind his past and start a new life, Aris, will search the secret of his youth, he will fall in love with a poor girl, Alexandra and he will confront his own ghosts. In the meanwhile a fire turns Athens into a living hell... Written by mank

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A new beginning is always a good beginning

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The deaf gardener, Christos, is played by Yiannis Diamantis, a deaf actor. See more »

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Joy: In this city, you always have to turn somewhere
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The movie and Yannis Diamantis
9 May 2005 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Well I'm writing my comments 11 days after Yannis Diamanti's death. I really liked the movie as the plot is the fact of our real life. The action is great and the most I liked is Acropolis being burned. You have to see the movie, I'm sure u'll love it... Yannis was a great actor and friend. He really loved acting so I think you have to see the movie to see his acting. He was a member in Greek Theatre of Deaf for about 10 years. Sea took him away from us. He was an candidate of second men's role. Once he said "The voice for me is not the basic element, I express itself through the sign language as there exist also other worlds and realities except what they hear and speak. As, for example, the world of hearing impaired which I want also to express." Rest in Peace beloved Yanni.


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