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Topio stin omihli (1988)

Two children journey the long road to Germany to find the man they believe to be their father.

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Theodoros Angelopoulos (story), Theodoros Angelopoulos (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michalis Zeke ... Alexandros
Tania Palaiologou ... Voula
Stratos Tzortzoglou ... Orestis
Eva Kotamanidou ... Actress
Aliki Georgouli Aliki Georgouli ... Actress
Vasilis Kolovos ... Truck Driver
Vasilis Bouyiouklakis ... Restaurateur
Ilias Logothetis ... Seagull
Vangelis Kazan ... Actor
Stratos Pahis Stratos Pahis ... Actor
Mihalis Giannatos ... Train Station Guardian
Kiriakos Katrivanos ... Actor
Grigoris Evangelatos ... Actor
Giannis Fyrios ... Accordionist
Nikos Kouros Nikos Kouros ... Theater Owner
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Storyline

Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence. Written by Carlos Morales <bmunoz@mail.sci.net.mx>

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A voyage of initiation.

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Greece | France | Italy

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

10 September 1988 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Kiri no Naka no Fûkei See more »

Filming Locations:

Ioannina, Greece See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

After the scene of the hand surfacing out from the sea, the young actor says the sentence 'Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels' hierarchies?'. This sentence is from The First Elegy by Rainer Maria Rilke. See more »

Quotes

Orestis: Who am I? I'm a snail slithering away into nothingness... I don't know where I'm going. Once I thought I knew.
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Crazy Credits

Opening titles: The band "The Last Drive" is heard from their Hitch-hyke records' "Underworld Shakedown" album (credit appears on the same screen with those for photography assistants). See more »

Connections

Follows Taxidi sta Kythira (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Every Night
Written by The Human Experience
Performed by The Last Drive
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Still remember the two kids
6 March 2006 | by sleex07See all my reviews

Seen the movie in HK International Film Festival over 16 years ago and still could not stop crying whenever I think of the kids in the movie. Be prepare for a sad story. Yet, the whole movie was filmed so artistically and many scenes are so creative (esp. at the age of the production.) This is the only movie still linger in my brain from time to time. Still miss the kids in the movie and wish to be there to get them out of the difficult situations. It is the power of the movie, the power of the director/writer, the little actress and actor. No more description can replace the movie itself. To fill up lines - being a mom of 2 now after the years, I miss the kids in the movie even more.


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