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One Day in August (2001)

Dekapentavgoustos (original title)
Three couples flee Athens for the summer, and their journeys change their lives forever.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eleni Kastani ... Morfoula
Akilas Karazisis ... Fanis
Amalia Moutoussi ... Katia
Aimilios Heilakis ... Kostas
Theodora Tzimou ... Sandra
Michalis Iatropoulos ... Mihalis
Costas Kotsianidis Costas Kotsianidis ... Giannis
Maria Ioannidou Maria Ioannidou ... Vanessa
Hristos Mitselos Hristos Mitselos ... Antonis
Argyris Xafis ... Nikos
Angela Brouskou Angela Brouskou ... Accident Woman / Virgin Mary / Giannis' Mother
Evi Vasileiadi Evi Vasileiadi ... Customer
Parthenopi Bouzouri Parthenopi Bouzouri ... Mother at Seirios / Accident
Giorgos Evgenikos Giorgos Evgenikos ... Childless Man (as Yorgos Evgenikos)
Tellos Filis Tellos Filis ... Self
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Against the backdrop of a scorching mid-August in Athens, three diverse families prepare to leave the bustling capital, in search of a miracle that will change their lives. As summer is coming to an end, this is the last chance to escape, and start anew. Somewhere in the city centre, a vacant three-story apartment building becomes the focal point, where three flats, three parallel stories, and three completely different approaches of life converge into three miracles. Now, Yannis, a seventeen-year-old burglar, becomes an inadvertent catalyst during this national holiday, unearthing the unsuspecting vacationists' dark side, their inner desires, and their unspoken hopes. Will their dreams come true? Written by Nick Riganas

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Every summer we have to escape... make this journey

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To mesimeri kaiei to metopo sou
Lyrics by Eleni Liakou
Composed and Performed by Grigoris Bithikotsis
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20 February 2002 | by heinerinSee all my reviews

for those who really think greece is still marked only through ancient buildings and philosophy, will have to see this movie. dekapentavgoustos is representing living human beings with all of their emotions that are living in the recent greek society. is something unexpected for probably all those who perceived greece as something in the past. this movie will be a kind of update for some people, which is good.

the movie made me really content, seeing real personalities played by good actors, you can identify with immidiately!! a well thought play about human needs and desires.

all the best to this movie!!!!!!!! congratulations


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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

1 February 2002 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

15avgoustos See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece

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Dolby SR

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Color (Fujicolor)

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1.66 : 1
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