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Rembetiko (1983)

The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.

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Costas Ferris
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sotiria Leonardou Sotiria Leonardou ... Marika
Nikos Kalogeropoulos Nikos Kalogeropoulos ... Bambis
Michalis Maniatis Michalis Maniatis ... Giorgakis
Themis Bazaka ... Andriana
Nikos Dimitratos ... Panagis
Giorgos Zorbas Giorgos Zorbas ... Thomas
Konstantinos Tzoumas Konstantinos Tzoumas ... Giannis
Vicky Vanita ... Roza
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vaso Alexandridou Vaso Alexandridou
Nikolas Asimos ... Diogenis
Lina Babatsia Lina Babatsia
Takis Binis Takis Binis
Nikos Birbilis
Marilena Dania Marilena Dania
Katerina-Danai Ferri Katerina-Danai Ferri
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The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

10 May 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ρεμπέτικο See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Alternate Versions

A version released in a retrospective presentation of Greek films organized by the New York Museum of Modern Art, has reduced running time (from 150 min. to 110 min.). See more »

Connections

Edited into To didymo tis symforas (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Stou Thoma
Written by Costas Ferris and Stavros Xarhakos
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One of the best Greek movies
6 September 2005 | by mens1980See all my reviews

Considered to be one of the most powerful and emotional Greek movies, Rembetiko focuses on the life of an individual woman,a real person and through her personal story, it retells the story of Greece,from 1920 to 1955:the national disaster in Asia Minor,the one million refugees who came to Greece,the World War II,the Nazi occupation,the Civil War.The tragedy and the glory of a nation during the century.And all these bound with the music of rembetiko,the music of the outcasts.Great direction,great performances,great music.A voyage to history of the first half of the 20th century, but also a voyage to the origins of rembetiko.Realistic and dreamy.An original Greek epic.


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