A well-off grocery store owner and his outspoken right hand, who are head over heels in love with their neighbours, are about to have their ambitious plans crushed when the girls' true sweethearts put in an appearance at a joyous event.
A young idealist scholar at an all-girls boarding school comes face to face with the institution's privileged students. Will they learn a thing or two about respect? Can a little discipline pave the way for a fresh whirlwind romance?
Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story, seduced by the charms of a young widow, and ... See full summary »
Flora and Petros are competitors who try to buy cheap land on a Greek island and sell it to foreigner investors. During their stay comic things take place ending to find true love in the local residents.
A young bride-to-be flies off to Venice only to become another man's wife. But, as the newlyweds return home, her family's unmanageable eccentricity will prepare the ground for a ceaseless battle of wills. Who can tame this crazy family?
A ripe and frivolous philanderer has no problem in falling for a debonair twenty-year-old seductress, even though he is engaged for too long to his secretary. Will she set aside her pride to rescue the flawed love of her life?
Widowed and with three grown-up sons, a stern Director of the Naval Academy hires a beautiful woman as a live-in housekeeper, to put an end once and for all in the absolute chaos that reigns in his home. But, what is her ulterior motive?
A sharp altercation will pave the way for a brilliant career when a shameless liar meets his future employer: a resourceful parliamentarian. But, what happens when he tells one lie too many? Is his flair for fiction always beneficial?
I first saw this little film some years ago on the old VHS video format at a video rental place that had an impressive selection of foreign films. 'The Cannon & The Nightengale' as it was indicated in the subtitle is a quartet of short stories about Greece during the various occupations during World War 2. Two of the stories are comedies, and two are dramas. My personal favourite is one where a German officer takes over the house of an average Greek citizen,who is obviously not happy about the arrangement,but can do little about it, except make his uninvited guest feel as unwelcome as possible. The other three stories tell tales of the English,Italian & American occupations. The film's black & white photography is a treat for the eye, and the rest of the film is well written & directed (by two directors,no less). No rating, but serves up a bit of rude humour.
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