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Burning Heads (2011)
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Milk "is the tragic story of three heroes of Rina (45 years) and her two sons, Anthony (25 years) and Lefteris (23 years). Having emigrated years from Tbilisi, Anthony, ambitious and ... See full summary »

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Milk "is the tragic story of three heroes of Rina (45 years) and her two sons, Anthony (25 years) and Lefteris (23 years). Having emigrated years from Tbilisi, Anthony, ambitious and willing to evolve socially and turn back to his roots, maintaining relationship with the daughter of his boss, which he is about to marry. Lefteris, on the other, refuses to live in today, it remains weak and naive, while his behavior becomes increasingly strange - - increasingly freakish - Antonia visit scratches family dynamic and profound problems that haunt and three with axis archetypes Motherland, Mother and Love. The film adaptation of the play of Claus Katsikonouris, recounts the troubled balances of a family that has alienated and spasmodic efforts of reunification. Milk, visualizes the harsh reality of a sensitive social group while wondering, looking, remembers and talks about everything Competent silent. The ultimate pragmatic representation, awakens thoughts, sensibilities and memories, ...

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Milk
10 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is a very subtle but good little drama. The Greek movie has a family in its main focus and the trouble they're all in. While it might seem like sketches of characters those people actually feel real. And although the movie has its apparent flaws here and there, the main story plus the actors are so strong that you will be able to overlook those and hold on to the good things.

The two main actors have a great chemistry, which make the dilemma they are in even bigger. It's not an easy movie to watch, though it does have light moments obviously. The ending might split people, but you can't really satisfy everyone obviously. It could've gone the other way too.


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