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Yannis Smaragdis

Iannis Smaragdis was born in Crete in 1946. He studied Film in Greece and France. He made his first appearance in 1972 with the short film Two Three Things..., which received the first prize at the Athens Film Festival, as well as a Special Mention at the Montreal Film Festival. Iannis Smaragdis' career has been full of creativity and counts many ... See full bio »

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Known For

Cavafy Director
El Greco Director
The Cell Zero Director
Kazantzakis Director


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 2021 Report to Kapodistrias (Documentary)
 2017 Kazantzakis
 2012 God Loves Caviar (as Iannis Smaragdis, directed by)
 2010 Looking for Ioannis Varvakis (Documentary short)
 2007 El Greco (as Iannis Smaragdis)
 2004 Spyros Louis (Short) (as Giannis Smaragdis)
 2004 Christian Monuments of Greece (Documentary)
 2001 Ta haidemena paidia (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2001)
- Episode #1.11 (2001)
- Episode #1.10 (2001)
- Episode #1.9 (2001)
- Episode #1.8 (2001)
 1997 Tanneries of Amfissa (Documentary short)
 1996 Cavafy
 1992 Ta logia tis polis (TV Series)
 1987-1990 Smiling on the Way (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 1989-1990 Thus Spake the City (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Poros - Seferis (1989)
 1988 Siga... I patrida Koimatai (TV Series)
 1985-1986 The Little-Big Mayor (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1986)
- Episode #1.12 (1986)
- Episode #1.11 (1986)
- Episode #1.10 (1986)
- Episode #1.9 (1986)
 1985 Aigaio: Apo ton Omiro ston Ellyti (Documentary short)
 1984 Hadji Manuel (TV Series)
 1982 Alalum
 1981 Kali sou nyhta, kyr-Alexandre (TV Movie)
 1977 Ypopsies (TV Series)
 1975 The Cell Zero
 1974 Dyo tria pragmata (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Giannis Smaragdis | Iannis Smaragdis

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