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The Attack of the Giant Mousaka (1999)

I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (original title)
Around the year 2000, a terrible occurence shocks the city of Athens: a huge piece of moussaka appears on the city streets, spreading panic and death. Everyone keeps wondering: why, where, ... See full summary »

Director:

Panos H. Koutras

Writers:

Panagiotis Evangelidis, Yorgos Korontsis (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giannis Angelakis Giannis Angelakis ... Tara / Man Watching TV (as Yannis Aggelakis)
Christos Mantakas Christos Mantakas ... Alexis Alexiou
Myriam Vourou Myriam Vourou ... Joy Boudala
Gregory Patrick Karr ... Antonis Boudalas (as Gregory Patrikareas)
Eugene Dimitriou Eugene Dimitriou ... Aris Boudalas
Roubini Vasilakopoulou Roubini Vasilakopoulou ... Aleka Spai
Themis Bazaka ... Evi Bei
Jenny Balatsinou Jenny Balatsinou ... Doctor
Cleo Chatzistefanou Cleo Chatzistefanou ... Klion
Dorotea Mercuri ... Gora (as Dorothea Mercouri)
Hilda Iliopoulou Hilda Iliopoulou ... Daizy Karra
Nikos Saropoulos Nikos Saropoulos ... Dinos Dinou
Christos Efthimiou Christos Efthimiou ... Fondas Makris
Angela Brouskou Angela Brouskou ... Pinelopi Doglari
Ann Coleman Ann Coleman ... Ann Coleman
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Around the year 2000, a terrible occurence shocks the city of Athens: a huge piece of moussaka appears on the city streets, spreading panic and death. Everyone keeps wondering: why, where, how, for what reason? But no one can give an answer... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Andreas Koutras

Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek | English | French | Russian | Italian

Release Date:

24 December 1999 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Angriff der Riesenmoussaka See more »

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100% Synthetic Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Features Pure and Disgraced (1962) See more »

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Do or Die
Produced by Tom Moulton
Performed by Grace Jones
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Attack of the Greek B-Movie
6 July 2004 | by igiskos2See all my reviews

I'm not going to analyze anything from the script.....i can tell you though, its as lousy as it can be. But that was what director mr.Koutras(former musician) wanted to achieve in the first place. The idea was to make a hilarious b-movie based on some classic flicks right back from the 50's. But the fun part is that he totally distorted and humorised every piece of fact that used from that period of sci-fi cinema.The movie is fast paced, totally enjoyable and became an instant cult from the moment that was released in Theaters all around.

You know , small budget really takes the creator's capabilities a bit further cause of the pressure to conclude as fast and as cheaply, the movie, as humanly possible. Thats why Koutras made an effort to produce something not as corny as a 50's or 60's sci-fi b-flick, but faster, more up to date and definitely funnier than any other cult, b-movie film that came out. I think that this director is making fun of everyone and he enjoys every last minute of it. The good thing for this film is that the actors surprisingly followed the director's guidance and felt free to express their true selfes ,without having to worry about how the movie gonna look to the sci-fi audience that will see it.Finally, One thing i can say for sure...... that, i had a heck of a good time watching it.


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