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 ...
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Two rich old friends, Andreas and Agisilaos are in love with young Rita. Andreas believes that youth and not money drive the word. He sells his soul to the devil, becomes young and flirts ... See full summary »
The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »
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.
Instead of success in the Greek province, two poor portable barrel piano players stumble upon an affluent but desperate runaway girl, intent on escaping a much-despised arranged marriage. Will they forsake their beliefs for money's sake?
Young teacher Floras arrives to teach a class at a girls' high school in Athens. His students, daughters of rich Athenian families, are very spoilt making his and the other teachers work ... See full summary »
When it comes to his wife, Orestis is suspicious of everything, be it a moustachioed chauffeur or a lost pair of bumblebee-yellow gloves. But, are his fears justified or is this case of the lost fashion accessories a big misunderstanding?
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 it subsequently passes into the hands of a beggar and a prostitute, a wealthy miser and a newly married couple where the husband is a poor artist.Written by
If this film was made by a Hollywod director it would feature in the all time top 10. George Tzavelas masterpiece consists of four stories linked together by a counterfeit coin. In each story the characters seek to find happiness or love in things that turn out to be fake, hence the counterfeit pound. In the first story a lifetime silver merchant creates the coin only to realize it brought him nothing but fear, he throws it away and starts a new job as a happy man. In the second story a beggar falls in love with a prostitute and tricks her to sleep with him giving her the fake coin only to realize that she only cares about the money. In the third story a fatherless child finds protection and closure in the hands of a childless man that up till that moment cared only about the money. The final epic conclusion is about a newly married couple that struggle in poverty but remain in love. Until the woman decides to leave her husband for a richer one. He is left alone only with the coin that once represented their love, only to realize that the coin is in fact fake...
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