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Loafing and Camouflage: Sirens in the Aegean (2005)

Loufa kai parallagi: Seirines sto Aigaio (original title)
A group of Greek solders, who serve their military service in Kos, is sent to guard the skerry of Pitta. Everything looked normal until a Turkish boat disembarks 4 castaways on Pitta.

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Yannis Tsimitselis ...
Yorgos Seitaridis ...
Sgt. Hampos Parlavatzas
Ioannis Papazisis ...
Pvt. Denis Kalouris
Socratis Patsikas ...
Pvt. Stefanos Nakos
Stelios Xanthoudakis ...
Pvt. Manolis Papadakis
Orfeas Avgoustidis ...
Vassilis Haralambopoulos ...
Pvt. Bakakos
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Xenofon Makris
Vicky Kaya ...
Marialena Georgiadou
Tugçe Kazaz ...
Havva
Arzu Yanardag ...
Sevda
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Kenan
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Pinar (as Muge Bakircioglu)
Metin Belgin ...
Captain Osman
Turgay Tanülkü ...
Turgut
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This army satire follows a small group of Greek soldiers in the island of Kos, when they are assigned to spend a few days guarding a small rock island named pita. After their arrival in pita, they soon face a serious problem as a small Turkish ship arrives in the area. What do these intruders really want, and what are these beautiful girls doing with them? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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8 December 2005 (Greece)  »

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Loafing and Camouflage: Sirens in the Aegean  »

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€50,000 (estimated)
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References Kati trehei me tous dipla (1999) See more »

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Pano stin trela mou
Performed by Vanesa Adamopoulou and the cast (I-7)
Music by Dimitris Kontopoulos
Lyrics by Nikos Gritsis
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Good script beats special effects any time
15 April 2006 | by (Thessaloniki) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from this movie. I had heard a lot of positive comments from people who had seen it (some of them twice). Most of the recent Greek films that have come out were a total waste of my time. This one was different. It was funny in a continuous smile kind of way, but there were also moments were it totally cracked me up. The characters are diverse (with the gay soldier and the soldier from Crete producing some of the most hilarious moments). I also liked the fact that the movie tries in a very subtle way to convey certain messages (mainly that Greeks and Turks have more in common than they'd like to confess). I think people of Turkish descent will also find this movie enjoyable. All in all quite a good movie. It goes to show that you don't need special effects if you have good dialogues and scenario.


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