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Knifer (2010)

Macherovgaltis (original title)
Following his father's death, Nikos leaves the provinces to work in Athens guarding his brutish uncle's dogs. Nikos finds the dynamic of his relationship with his uncle changing when his uncle's wife draws closer to him.

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Nikos
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Alekos
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Gogo
Giannis Voulgarakis ...
Nikos' friend
Yannis Anastasakis ...
Drunk man
Nikol Drizi ...
Nikos' girl
Konstadinos Siradakis ...
Waiter (as Kostas Syradakis)
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Themis Angelopoulos ...
Liquor store thief
Danis Aptosoglou ...
Pro-po patron
Simela Athanasiadou ...
Woman in bar A'
Wendy Betelges ...
Female Doberman
Thanasis Dovris ...
Man in Coffee shop A'
Thodoris Economides ...
Golfo 2.3 beta performers
Alessandro Figurelli ...
Niko's Father
Labros Filippou ...
Bar waiter
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Following his father's death, Nikos leaves the provinces to work in Athens guarding his brutish uncle's dogs. Nikos finds the dynamic of his relationship with his uncle changing when his uncle's wife draws closer to him.

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4 November 2010 (Greece)  »

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Nikos: Dead people don't fuck, don't come, don't have children.
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Nothing much, really
8 September 2013 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

I was impressed by Oikonomidis' short film "Mono Mirizontas Giasemi," and "To Spirtokouto" fascinated me. The everyday decadence of a working-class Greek family, its depiction of contemporary Greek culture, the use of language, great, really great."I Psihi sto Stoma" was overdoing it, repeating the aesthetics of "To Spirtokouto" without much innovation in the script, but still acceptable. On the other hand, "Mahairovgaltis" has nothing much to say. The script is totally missing, the acting is less than OK and has nothing to add to the aesthetics of the movie-plus, the low-life working class theme is no news for Oikonomidis. The movie is flat, no climax whatsoever,the black-and-white aesthetic does not make its point. I only enjoyed the wonderful shots and the photography, but nothing else really.


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