Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night.

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Martha
Danae Skiadi ...
Nandia
Ioannis Papazisis ...
Argyris
Omiros Poulakis ...
Miltos
Andreas Marianos ...
Boss
Dimitris Liolios ...
Sentimental
Konstadinos Avarikiotis ...
Sfyrihtras
Yannis Stankoglou ...
Zois
Antonis Peratikos ...
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Stelios Christoforidis ...
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Yannis Stefopoulos ...
Martha's Customer
Vyzantia Guy Pyriohou ...
Maria
Pigi Roumani ...
Twin
Venia Roumani ...
Twin
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Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night.

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Written by Benny Andersson, Stig Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus
Performed by Raining Pleasure
Courtesy of EMI Records
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Down and dirty modern Greek gem, comes on like the Prodigys 'Smack my bitch up' video extended to a feature.
30 January 2007 | by (Manchester, UK) – See all my reviews

Wow spell binding is all I can say, Greek cinema doesn't break out to international crowds often, so when it does you can damned bet its special.

Plot is pretty bleak to say the least, revolving around two young 16-17 year old female prostitutes and their day to day struggle, and their dreams to get out of the grim life they've been living in not helped by their pimp. Along for part the ride they are joined by 2 fellow male prostitutes, then a client who falls for the youngest of the two girls.

Its not so much the plot that wins you over in this film, but the grand manner its filmed in. The film spins from darker music video gloss in the mould of Chris Cunningham or Gaspar Noe to comical Dennis Potter dream style montages.

The two central female leads do a stunning job in what must surely have been hard to film scenes. Slight warning is it won't be suitable for everyone has it has strong sexual content throughout. But then what do you expect from a film about this subject and with a title like Hardcore. [7.5 out of 10 would be my rating.]


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