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Blackmail Boy (2003)
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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nena Menti ...
Magda
Maria Kavoyianni ...
Vicky (as Maria Kavogianni)
Akilas Karazisis ...
Giorgos (as Akyllas Karazisis)
Joyce Evidi ...
Gia (as Tzoÿs Eveidi)
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Stelios Nousias
Jeannie Papadopoulou ...
Giota (as Tzini Papadopoulou)
Yannis Tsimitselis ...
Christos (as Giannis Tsimitselis)
Alexandros Antonopoulos ...
Manolis
Giorgos Gerontidakis-Sempetadelis ...
Timos (as Giorgos Gerontidakis)
Jenny Theona ...
Fay (as Tzeni Theona)
Aris Antonopoulos
Konstadina Stefanopoulou ...
(as Konstantina Stefanopoulou)
Nestoras Lazeris
Elli Papadopoulou
Nikos Petralidis
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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 Dr.Daggla

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Blackmail leads to murder in a small town.

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14 November 2003 (Greece)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,355 (USA) (18 November 2005)

Gross:

$21,024 (USA) (6 January 2006)
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I liked it!!
12 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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