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Let the Women Wait (1998)

As perimenoun oi gynaikes! (original title)
End of July, and it's holiday time. Panos and Michalis are brothers-in-law from Thessaloniki and run a small business together. Brimming over with high spirits, they leave for Thasos to ... See full summary »

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Stavros Tsiolis

Writer:

Stavros Tsiolis
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Yannis Zouganelis ... Panos
Argyris Bakirtzis Argyris Bakirtzis ... Michalis
Sakis Boulas ... Antonis
Angeliki Iliadi Angeliki Iliadi ... Singer
Emily Papahristou Emily Papahristou ... Old Lady
Arhontoula Xenou Arhontoula Xenou ... Old Lady
Katerina Louri Katerina Louri
Evi Katatzi Evi Katatzi
Kostas Bakirtzis Kostas Bakirtzis
Kostas Sideris Kostas Sideris
Dionysis Oikonomopoulos Dionysis Oikonomopoulos
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End of July, and it's holiday time. Panos and Michalis are brothers-in-law from Thessaloniki and run a small business together. Brimming over with high spirits, they leave for Thasos to meet their families. In the vicinity of Lake Volvi, their brief encounter with a young bar woman delays them. Panos, who is madly in love with her, attempts to commit suicide, and Michalis is forced to strike camp by the lake. Antonis, the third brother-in-law, who is concerned about their delay, comes around to find out what has happened, only to fall himself for one of the nurses treating Panos. He forgets about everything else and goes with her to the casino, where he wins on the roulette tables. Their relationship, naturally, does not reach fruition. Antonis reunites with Panos and Michalis, and they all start afresh for Thasos, but on the spur of the moment they decide to stop over at a hotel. Since their women can wait for them, they might just never go back. Written by Anonymous

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The distinctive subtitled of the movie is "a summer, Macedonian comedy". See more »

Connections

Follows Please, Ladies, Don't Cry (1992) See more »

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Eimai anevasmenos
Composed and performed by Antypas
Lyrics by Takis Koletis
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Keeping wifes waiting
26 December 2006 | by varkarisSee all my reviews

Three guys related from marrying three sisters (Batzanakides) meet in Northern Greece at Lake Volvi. The two of them (Panos and Michalis) have as have as destination the Thasos Island whilst the third guy (Antonis) comes to see what is happening with other two falling behind. Panos was struck with the view of a beautiful accompanied girl during the route. Antonis will fall in love too (with the one of the two nurses of Panos) Two old ladies (Sultana and Arhontoula) sitting nearby will act as DJ using a CD player offering very good popular music that suits to the evolution of the movie. Antonis will go to Porto Carras Hotel at Halkidiki with the two nurses for casino playing and will use the number that fails for Panos and Michalis.  The movie turns into a study on how men perceive marriage and the impact economics have on their life.  "Eheis dikaioma na meineis i na fygeis" (Music: Nicos Zervas, Lyrics: Stavros Tsiolis) was a later success with Antonis Remos.


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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

14 September 1998 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Let the Women Wait See more »

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Dolby SR

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1.66 : 1
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