In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day ... See full summary »
A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his ... See full summary »
A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo ... See full summary »
Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with 22 dollars in his pocket. He arrived in the US hoping for a better future for him and his family. Eftichios as is his Greek name not only ... See full summary »
This is the story of two Greek families, named Delafrangas and Bisbikides. The former family is very wealthy & lucky, the latter very poor and continually struck by fate. Poor but honest ... See full summary »
Two young Greek filmmakers seeking financing for their film "The End of the Passion" and end up with "Panourgias" a former porn-king of the 70s. He agrees to shoot the film but he also has another secret plan.
The movie is about a married couple, both are police officers and they're not very happy with their marriage. The wife meets a mysterious woman at work and she's very attracted to her. But ... See full summary »
Sophie von Kessel,
This is not a love story though it is full of love. It is not a comedy though the characters often say funny things. It is not a detective story even though the hero is trying to solve a ... See full summary »
A satire of life in modern Greece, presented through a series of different stories about sex. We see several couples and their relation with sex in parallel stories that come together in a hilarious way as the film progresses.
In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and passions of the kind that lie well-hidden in the mists of the nearby lake. An intense plot and a totally unexpected ending make up this film, which features characters who are vulnerable, innocent and ordinary, but who become ruthless and callous, worrying only about protecting their financial resources. The offences are disproportionately serious compared to the financial benefits they try to secure. Written by
A mother who has a sexual relationship with her son-in-law, a family divided over land, and a son's rebellion and homosexual relationship with an older gentleman. The film explores the underbelly of a traditional Greek family after a tragic car accident where a daughter is killed. I thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns of this film. The story moves fast, but once you get a hold of who's betraying whom, you become enthralled by the lives of this wonderfully despicable family. The son, Christos, plays the central character. The actor plays him marvelously; full of teenage angst, confusion, and only wants to detach himself from the family drama that surrounds him. The many characters in the film each with their own set of drama plays out well with a very uncompromising ending that leaves you wanting more. Go see this film if you want to see family dysfunction at its best. It's a great contemporary Greek tragedy.
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