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Alps -- A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process.

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Director:
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Giorgos Lanthimos (screenplay)
Efthymis Filippou (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 October 2011 (Greece) See more »
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When the end is here the Alps are near.
Plot:
A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. | Add synopsis »
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4 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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DVD Review: 'Alps'
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Film Review: 'Alps'
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Stavros Psyllakis ... Nurse's father

Aris Servetalis ... Ambulance man

Johnny Vekris ... Coach

Ariane Labed ... Gymnast

Aggeliki Papoulia ... Nurse
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Erifili Stefanidou ... Owner of the lamp shop
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Directed by
Giorgos Lanthimos 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Efthymis Filippou  screenplay
Giorgos Lanthimos  screenplay

Produced by
Victoria Bousis .... co-producer
Maria Hatzakou .... co-producer
Matthew Johnson .... co-producer
Thoma Kikis .... co-producer
Giorgos Lanthimos .... producer
Thanos Papastergiou .... co-producer
Aggeliki Papoulia .... co-producer
Lee Polydor .... co-producer
Athina Rachel Tsangari .... producer
Johnny Vekris .... co-producer
Konstantina Vonorta .... post production producer
Christos Voudouris .... co-producer
Andreas Zoupanos Kritikos .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Christos Voudouris 
 
Film Editing by
Yorgos Mavropsaridis 
 
Casting by
Christina Akzoti 
Alex Kelly 
 
Production Design by
Anna Georgiadou 
 
Costume Design by
Thanos Papastergiou 
Vasileia Rozana 
 
Production Management
Konstantina Stavrianou .... post production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anna Nikolaou .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Leandros Ntounis .... associate sound re-recording mixer
Leandros Ntounis .... production sound mixer
Leandros Ntounis .... sound designer
Kostas Varybopiotis .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Ippokratis Chalas .... vfx
Vagelis Metaxas .... vfx
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Christos Voudouris .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Tony Ford .... colorist
Nikos Panteris .... colorist
Yannis Zaharoyannis .... technical coordinator
Akis Zorbas .... technical support
 
Other crew
Evdokia Kalamitsi .... assistant production manager
Anna Nikolaou .... script supervisor
Phill Zagajewski .... creative director
Phill Zagajewski .... researcher
Phill Zagajewski .... stage manager
 
Thanks
Phill Zagajewski .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Alpeis" - Greece (original title)
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Greece:93 min
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9 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Awful, 16 December 2012
Author: zetes from Saint Paul, MN

Giorgos Lanthimos wowed critics with his somewhat entertaining freakshow Dogtooth a while back. This is his follow-up, and it represents all of the aspects of Dogtooth I hated and had none of the (very minor) strengths. It is, first and foremost, an enormous bore. The actual content of the film is negligible and it's absolutely full of pregnant pauses and unnecessary bits. What content there is is awful. It's a film about people who do things that real people would never do and acting ways people would never act. I frankly just don't see the point in any of this. The story revolves around a group of people (calling themselves the Alps) who will, for a fee, take the place of deceased loved ones. Like Dogtooth, there's a lot of nudity and humiliating sex, but there's nothing salacious or shocking here. It's all very clinical. About the only good thing I can say about the film is that Lanthimos definitely has a good eye for visuals. Really, though, I'd rate this as the worst movie I've seen from 2012 so far.

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