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My Best Friend (2001)

O kalyteros mou filos (original title)
When Konstadinos misses a flight and returns home unexpectedly, he finds his wife in bed with his best friend. Shocked, he leaves the house without letting them know what he saw and begins ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lakis Lazopoulos Lakis Lazopoulos ... Konstadinos
Antonis Kafetzopoulos Antonis Kafetzopoulos ... Alekos
Vera Krouska ... Dafni
Smaragda Karydi ... Andrea
Maria Kavoyianni ... Venia
Ketty Konstadinou Ketty Konstadinou ... Thodoros / Liza
Elisavet Moutafi Elisavet Moutafi ... Stella
Yannis Bostantzoglou Yannis Bostantzoglou ... Hristos
Dimitris Tzoumakis ... Filippos
Evdokia Statiri Evdokia Statiri ... Kiki
Christos Efthimiou Christos Efthimiou ... Broker
Manolis Mavromatakis
Spyros Kalogirou ... Taxi Driver
Evagelia Samiotaki ... Konstadinos' Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marios Agapitos Marios Agapitos ... Waiter
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When Konstadinos misses a flight and returns home unexpectedly, he finds his wife in bed with his best friend. Shocked, he leaves the house without letting them know what he saw and begins wandering in the streets of Athens... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek | Romanian

Release Date:

2 March 2001 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

My Best Friend See more »

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Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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References Bolek i Lolek (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

M' agapas i tzampa pino
Composed and Performed by Thodoris Bitzidis
Lyrics by Mihalis Piskioulis
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A sheer disappointment.
24 April 2001 | by cosm7xSee all my reviews

This movie was a disappointment. Lazopoulos has the Greek audience accustomed to higher quality movies than this with content that can be viewed and appreciated by different audiences, something like Simpsons.

In this movie, Lazopoulos fails to impress with a script that has appeared in a way or another many times in Hellenic cinema in the past four or five years. The movie is about relationships and although at times successfully points out interesting facts about the Greek society and the relationships present, it is an abused subject.

The acting is below average, with Kafetzopoulos playing the usual role taken from a well known greek TV Series. Lazopoulos performs well (as usually) with his distinctive style of the shy, introvert and smart greek person. He's good at it and loved exactly for that. But it ends up being boring and repetitive after a point.

Overall, the movie is not recommended. I can be thought as a set of jokes, slapped together in an evening and leaves you with a bitter feeling and a guilt for throwing away 2800 drachmas for the ticket.


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