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Up, Down and Sideways (1992)

Pano, kato kai plagios (original title)
A parody of the life in Athens of the 90ies where a widow and her son get entangled in crazy situations.

Director:

Michael Cacoyannis (as Mihalis Kakogiannis)

Writer:

Michael Cacoyannis (as Mihalis Kakogiannis)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Irene Papas ... Maria (as Eirini Pappa)
Stratos Tzortzoglou ... Stavros
Panos Mihalopoulos ... Anestis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giannis Bezos
Christos Efthimiou Christos Efthimiou
Eleni Gerasimidou
Alkinoos Gikas Alkinoos Gikas
Maria Kanellopoulou Maria Kanellopoulou
Spyros Laskaridis Spyros Laskaridis
Stelios Mainas
John Modinos John Modinos
Elda Panopoulou Elda Panopoulou
Yorgos Partsalakis Yorgos Partsalakis
Antonis Zaharatos Antonis Zaharatos
Takis Zaharatos
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A parody of the life in Athens of the 90ies where a widow and her son get entangled in crazy situations.

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

December 1992 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Bocznymi dolinami See more »

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Playmovie Productions See more »
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the nightlife at Athens-Greece
23 May 1999 | by varkarisSee all my reviews

Athens from an aerial view:big traffic! A young man is chased as a bank robber in a confused state and he will be saved by a motorcyclist who later will fall in love with the young man's mother(Irene Papas). The motorcyclist claims to be a cousin to Maria Kalas(Panos Michalopoulos as the cousin) and the young man(Stavros Tzortzoglou) roams the joyful Athens city with a sailor desperate to find a place to sleep. A very funny taxi driver will pinpoint the big hit 'Zorba the Greek' by making his car dancing in the Zorba-style dance. Another driver will say 'get off the taxi' to show the tension surrounding the city. The movie focuses on a night at the opera where John Modinos conducts the orchestra. At that place the three heroes of the movie are together to find that a missing earing can cause too much trouble. Finally at the luxurious house Irene Papas will try to fall in love with Michalopoulos but a transsexual from the Syngrou avenue will upset everything. A movie with pure comedy elements with the magnificent simplicity of director Michalis Kakoyiannis. A movie that shows the relation between a mother,her son and her boyfriend. A movie on human relations where art and behaviour mingle in one melting pot to entertain and educate.


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