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Ola einai dromos (1998)

Three people head towards a turning point in their lives: at a dig in Philippi, an archaeologist discovers an unlooted tomb; at a bird sanctuary in Thrace, a game warden pays back a poacher... See full summary »

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Three people head towards a turning point in their lives: at a dig in Philippi, an archaeologist discovers an unlooted tomb; at a bird sanctuary in Thrace, a game warden pays back a poacher in his own coin; in a small provincial town, a middle-aged factory owner goes berserk when his wife leaves him taking their two small children.

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Good, European cinema
19 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

Ok, all of you who liked Godzilla will hate this one. But for somebody who thinks movies like Underground have something to say, it's more than worth a look. The movie is actually three films. In the first one (Ola ine dromos) a father goes to the place where his son, a soldier, suicided. In the second (i teleutaia nanochina) Thanassis Veggos, imho one of the best Greek actors ever, is a forest-guard in a Prespa, a lake in the northern borders of Greece and chases illegal hunters. In the last one (Vietnam) the director shows the lowest level of what is sometimes called (but isn't fortunately) modern greek culture. Vietnam is a night club where a newly divorced guy spends a fortune just to prove that he's something.


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