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Ta kokkina fanaria (1963)

The inextricably intertwined stories of five women who work as prostitutes just before the ban on brothels in Troumba.

Director:

Vasilis Georgiadis

Writers:

Alekos Galanos (play), Alekos Galanos (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Karezi Jenny Karezi ... Eleni Niculescu
Giorgos Foundas ... Mihailos
Dimitris Papamichael ... Petros
Manos Katrakis ... Ship captain Nikolas Maroukis
Mairi Hronopoulou ... Mary Pana
Faidon Georgitsis ... Angelos
Alexandra Ladikou Alexandra Ladikou ... Anna Georganta
Despo Diamantidou ... Madam Pari
Eleni Anousaki ... Myrsini
Notis Peryalis Notis Peryalis ... Old Man
Iro Kyriakaki Iro Kyriakaki ... Katerina
Kostas Kourtis ... Doris
Katerina Helmy ... Marina Georgiadou
Thodoros Kefalopoulos Thodoros Kefalopoulos ... Eleni's Customer
Soula Nikiforidou Soula Nikiforidou
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Storyline

The residents of a poor neighbourhood in Piraeus are asked to leave as modernization will take place. The prostitutes of one of the many brothels are preparing to move on. The camera follows their individual stories, their misery, shattered dreams and hopes for a better future. Written by Sophia Economides <sophia@orion.eee.kcl.ac.uk>

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1960s | piraeus | attica | athens | greece | See All (23) »

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Those Greek women of pleasure are at it again, "even on Sunday!" See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

2 December 1963 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Linternas rojas See more »

Filming Locations:

Piraeus, Greece

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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References Indiscreet (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Agia nyhta (Silent Night)
Written by Franz Xaver Gruber
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Girls who teach boys how to become men. Life that teaches girls in pain...
3 September 2002 | by RixardosSee all my reviews

Life in ''Trouba''. The stories of women who can only have sex, but no love. Great actors as Tzeni Karezi, Giorgos Fountas, Despo Diamantidou, Manos Katrakis, Dimitris Papamihael are there. Katerina's Helmi performance is classic for the greek cinema. Mary Hronopoulou is great in this film. (Maybe the best performance in this movie). A big movie (more than two hours) full of emotions. A movie full of Greece, but not that Greece for tourists but for... travellers.


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