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O Ilias tou 16ou (2008)

Three friends (Thom, Elias and Vaggelis) decide to rob Vaggelis' boss and they come up with a plan to dress Elias as a police officer so that nobody will suspect them. From that point on, everything goes wrong.

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Petros Filippidis ...
Thanasis Tsaltabasis ...
Thomas
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Aleka Konstadinidi
Tasos Kostis ...
Orestis Konstadinidis
Kostas Apostolakis ...
Vangelis
Antonis Antoniou ...
Lampros
Hristos Simardanis ...
Police Commander Efstathios Sotiriou
Thaleia Matika ...
Tasia
Dimitris Liolios ...
Panagiotis Berberis
Iro Mane ...
Loukia
Tasos Nousias ...
Chief Guard
Maria Konstadaki ...
Xenia
Laertis Malkotsis ...
Policeman
Panos Skouroliakos ...
Backgammon Player
Mihalis Giannatos ...
Manos
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Three friends (Thom, Elias and Vaggelis) decide to rob Vaggelis' boss and they come up with a plan to dress Elias as a police officer so that nobody will suspect them. From that point on, everything goes wrong.

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50 years later, he remains uncaught!

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Ο Ηλίας του 16ου  »

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Version of Kata lathos astynomikos (2002) See more »

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Composed by Dimitris Kontopoulos
Lyrics by Nikos Gritsis
Performed by Elli Kokkinou
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A disgrace
8 April 2012 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

An unbelievably unfunny, amateurish, badly casted, acted and directed adaptation of the original. It's sad how low modern Greek cinema and television have sunk. A complete train wreck.

I wonder whether the person who wrote the 2009 review is a member of the "production" company or just has REALLY bad taste.

edit: IMDb has a 10 line minimum length for reviews, but I really don't want to waste anymore of my time writing about this abomination. The sad truth, though, is that the majority of Greek films and TV series are cringe worthy, like this movie. What's even sadder, is that there still exists an audience for stuff like this. Here's hoping for the much needed betterment of Greece's arts, culture and political life.


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