Lilly's Story (2002)

A group of dissident Greek film makers try to produce a politically committed film with the backing of American producers in the aftermath of the coup d'etat by the military in Greece in the early 1970s.


Roviros Manthoulis (as Robert Manthoulis)


Roviros Manthoulis (as Robert Manthoulis), Melina Mercouri (idea)
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Credited cast:
Bruno Putzulu ... The Narrator
Juliette Andréa Juliette Andréa ... Marina
Yorgo Voyagis ... George (as Yorgo Vogiatzis)
Minas Hatzisavvas ... Dimitris Hatzis
Olia Lazaridou Olia Lazaridou ... Lilly
Yiota Festa Yiota Festa ... Alki
Rénos Mandis Rénos Mandis ... Balou
Christina Alexanian Christina Alexanian ... Katerina
Allan Wenger Allan Wenger ... Jules
Anna Galiena ... Paola
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonis Antoniou
Argyris Bakirtzis Argyris Bakirtzis
Kostas Flokatoulas Kostas Flokatoulas
Spyros Kalogirou
Periklis Korovesis Periklis Korovesis


A Greek film maker (the Narrator) has his film banned by the military government in his own country. He then goes to Paris where he prepares to make a political film criticizing the state of repression in his native land. On scene is a famous Greek actress, Marina, who is to play the main role, a character based on the life of Lilly, a woman from Athens who played an outstanding role in the Resistance, but later arrested by the Bureau of Security Police, a notorious torture center. The film is to be produced by Jules, Melina's husband. A young French journalist, Marina, is writing a report on 'The Next Film Starred by Melina: The Story of Lilly'. In verifying information, she interviews the Narrator and becomes his lover. Henceforth, he will meet with unexpected situations that give him the idea for the perfect counterpoint in his plot of the absurd. Written by Gonz30

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Slovenia | France | Greece


Greek | French

Release Date:

22 November 2002 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Lilijina zgodba See more »

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