In 1897 Crete, as the armies of the Great Powers jockey for position, the French madam, Rosa Bonaparte, arrives in Chania escorted by twelve of her girls to start a brothel. All that she wants is a peaceful life. Will her dream come true?
Based on the book by Ilias Venezis "The Number 31328", the film by Nikos Koundouros unfolds through the personal tragedies of three characters, the Asia Minor Disaster and the agonizing ... See full summary »
In a port of Peloponnese the local Master Mason, his daughter, a Palestinian commando, a corrupt police chief and 17 girls from eastern Europe await the arrival of a ship with a route from Panama to Israel.
Kosmas, a young man living in the slums, constantly tries to make ends meet, hoping for a better day. Because of debts, he gets tangled up in smuggling. His morals are tested and he tries to find a way out.
A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
200 BC. During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of woman become inextricably intertwined, as the omnipotence of the carnal instinct demands the total surrender of the flesh.