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Alexandria (2001)

Alexandreia (original title)
Nina, daughter of a Greek woman who left Egypt in 1956, goes for the first time to Alexandria, discovers the city and the longing of her mother to tell her an old love story that she had ... See full summary »

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Maria Ilioú
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Pierre Lorit ... Albert
Camille Panonacle Camille Panonacle ... Helena (then)
Michele Valley ... Helena (today)
Angelos Antonopoulos ... Helena's Father
Eirini Inglesi ... Helena's Mother
Silvia De Santis Silvia De Santis ... Nina
Salvatore Lazzaro Salvatore Lazzaro ... Yusree
Katerina Helmy ... Mrs. Hristina
Dioni Kourtaki Dioni Kourtaki ... Claire
Haris Mavroudis Haris Mavroudis ... Hristos
Natalia Kapodistria ... Serena
Nikiforos Naneris Nikiforos Naneris ... Pianist
Rénos Mandis Rénos Mandis ... Nasrala
Elpida Braoudaki Elpida Braoudaki ... Antique Storekeeper
Panos Nikolaidis ... Waiter
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Nina, daughter of a Greek woman who left Egypt in 1956, goes for the first time to Alexandria, discovers the city and the longing of her mother to tell her an old love story that she had years ago with a French. but the mother doesn't tell her the truth, who knows why. Written by Laure Bianchini

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A film about love between lies and truths...

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Wonderful film!
10 December 2006 | by EuphrosyneSee all my reviews

I was fortunate to catch "Alexandria" as part of a film series in 2006. What a wonderful movie! The story is very well written and the actors are wonderful. What really struck me however was the cinematography - which was absolutely stunning!

Unfortunately, this little gem of a film doesn't appear to be on DVD anywhere - I even checked on a recent trip to Greece. What a shame, as I would dearly love to own this movie and be able to introduce it to others.

If you have the opportunity to see it, do yourself a favor and give it a chance. I don't think that you'll be disappointed.


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Greek | French

Release Date:

16 November 2001 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Alejandría, una historia de amor See more »

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