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Boy Eating the Bird's Food (2012)

To agori troei to fagito tou pouliou (original title)
Three days in the life of an Athens boy who is without a job, a girlfriend, or anything to eat. The only thing he has left is his canary, and he will quite literally share with it anything he's got.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lila Mpaklesi
Vangelis Kommatas
Kharálampos Goyós ...
(as Haralabos Gogios)
Konstadinos Voudouris
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Kleopatra Peraki
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Three days in the life of an Athens boy who is without a job, a girlfriend, or anything to eat. The only thing he has left is his canary, and he will quite literally share with it anything he's got.

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9 May 2013 (Greece)  »

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It won the Best Feature Film Award (Ektoras Lygizos), the Best New Director award (Ektoras Lygizos) and the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Yiannis Papadopoulos) at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards. See more »

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Version of Hunger (2001) See more »

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something does not fit
4 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

It is the vision of western Europeans about being poor: living alone in a luxuos apartment, having a private singing teacher, having a parrot but not having anything to eat and to not have a good relationship with your parents and eventually become homeless. It is such a cliché! The movie tries to impress the critics by faking to understand the artists nowadays that are not payed enough. The main character also seem to have some mental issues but how serious they are, it is hard to tell. However if the critics may see themselves in the main character as not being payed well enough, then the movie will really score very well. In fact the whole point is to make people understand Greek's financial crises.


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