With six sisters on the verge of marriage, a desperate spinster aunt, and an entire block of flats depending on him, an indefatigable concierge is making plans for the future; however, he must first find suitable husbands for his siblings.
Thanasis Vengos plays a poor young man that comes to Athens looking for a job. We watch as he tries many different jobs; druggist, photographer, even wrestling referee. The result is always hilarious and explosive!
Thou-Vou and his new partner accept three imaginary tasks from a cunning director who is only interested in filming the unsuspecting duo for an upcoming movie feature. Will the two agents manage to squeeze success out of failure?
Successful thanks to the monthly cheques of his young wife's uncle, a parsimonious contractor will find himself in a fine mess when an affluent and suave suitor intends on marrying his spouse. Is he willing to change to keep her?
A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of ... See full summary »
Alekos is in a relationship with Voula for some time but is not deciding to marry her before his sister gets married first. In the meantime, her brother threatens to assassinate Alekos unless he proceeds in setting the date to marry Voula.
Having spent twenty years dreaming about belonging to a family, an orphan will reunite with his rich father; however, this doesn't sit well with the mansion's staff who have set their sights on getting rid of him. What is their strategy?
A sharp altercation will pave the way for a brilliant career when a shameless liar meets his future employer: a resourceful parliamentarian. But, what happens when he tells one lie too many? Is his flair for fiction always beneficial?
Engaged to Anthoula, the love of his life and the little sister of seven brothers and owners of the tavern where he is employed as a waiter, the indefatigable and hard-working Thanassis simply can't wait for his marriage. Unfortunately, by an unlucky twist of fate, the faithful groom will suffer a clumsy, yet stunning blow to the head only a few hours before the nuptial ceremony, causing a profound, disastrous, and seemingly irreparable amnesia. Now, having lost any recollection--not only of the imminent joyous event but also of his very personality--the runaway Thanassis will wander around a faceless Athens taking odd jobs, while at the same time, an inconsolable Anthoula faces the crisis of a lifetime. Has modern medicine anything to offer, or is a more drastic measure needed for Thanassis' curious case?Written by
A groom stricken with amnesia wanders the country...
... pursued by his seven future brothers-in-law.
In this fine film, an accidental cranial injury causes the protagonist to lose his memory on the day of his wedding, and wander off into the country while his bride waits at the altar. During his journey he comes across many people, each a caricature of some segment of society. In each scene, we see the hero being himself in every way, despite not knowing who he is.
If you are looking for a film about existentialism, you can watch this movie and probably end up jumping into the nearest lake.
This is one of Vengos' finest efforts, and includes classic scenes that have advanced the art of cinema by leaps and bounds -- e.g., the Vespa scene and the final fiasco where the groom attempts to extinguish the fire he set on a thatched roof using petrol.
DVD fans, rejoice: this is now available. Highly recommended.
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