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Dimitris, a grumpy middle-aged man, is having a hard time with his business partner on a particular decision as to opening a new business; and he's also having a hell of a time with his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Errikos Litsis ... Dimitris
Eleni Kokkidou Eleni Kokkidou ... Maria
Costas Xikominos ... Giorgos
Giannis Voulgarakis ... Vangelis
Ioanna Ivanoudi Ioanna Ivanoudi ... Margarita
Stavros Yagoulis Stavros Yagoulis ... Loukas
Angeliki Papoulia ... Kiki (as Aggeliki Papoulia)
Serafita Grigoriadou ... Angela
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Dimitris, a grumpy middle-aged man, is having a hard time with his business partner on a particular decision as to opening a new business; and he's also having a hell of a time with his family members. He has a really short temper, and the unpleasant behaviour of his nasty wife and his disrespectful children don't contribute much to his health. Written by Exiled Archangel®

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Be aware. War in four walls!

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

14 March 2003 (Greece) See more »

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Matchbox See more »

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DTS

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1.85 : 1
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Kryfi amartia
Performed by Viktoria Halkiti
Composed by Haris Halkitis
Lyrics by V. Petrakis
Courtesy of Warner Music Greece (2000)
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Brilliant
9 October 2011 | by badseed-14See all my reviews

Very rarely a film can capture the thin line between sanity and insanity in our daily lives. The director manages to detail the drama of a dysfunctional family without being overly dramatic, no good guys, no bad guys, just people on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His use of the anti-aesthetic works perfectly and adds to the built up of the storyline.

This is not a "Greek" movie. This family can be found anywhere where urban migration run amok. It could be south American, Mediterranean, or any other industrial country.

All in all a great film, not for everyone, but definitely worth watching!


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