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Blackmail Boy (2003)

Oxygono (original title)
In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day ... See full summary »

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Thanasis Papathanasiou (scenario), Michalis Reppas (scenario)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nena Menti ... Magda
Maria Kavoyianni ... Vicky (as Maria Kavogianni)
Akilas Karazisis ... Giorgos (as Akyllas Karazisis)
Joyce Evidi ... Gia (as Tzoÿs Eveidi)
Alexis Georgoulis ... Stelios Nousias
Jeannie Papadopoulou ... Giota (as Tzini Papadopoulou)
Yannis Tsimitselis ... Christos (as Giannis Tsimitselis)
Alexandros Antonopoulos ... Manolis
Giorgos Gerontidakis-Sempetadelis ... Timos (as Giorgos Gerontidakis)
Jenny Theona ... Fay (as Tzeni Theona)
Aris Antonopoulos
Konstadina Stefanopoulou Konstadina Stefanopoulou ... (as Konstantina Stefanopoulou)
Nestoras Lazeris Nestoras Lazeris
Elli Papadopoulou Elli Papadopoulou
Nikos Petralidis Nikos Petralidis
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In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and passions of the kind that lie well-hidden in the mists of the nearby lake. An intense plot and a totally unexpected ending make up this film, which features characters who are vulnerable, innocent and ordinary, but who become ruthless and callous, worrying only about protecting their financial resources. The offences are disproportionately serious compared to the financial benefits they try to secure. Written by Dr.Daggla

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Blackmail leads to murder in a small town.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Features Eisai to tairi mou (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Telos den yparhei edo
Composed by Nikos Kypourgos
Lyrics by Afroditi Manou
Performed by Eleftheria Arvanitaki
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One of my favorite films
31 May 2006 | by zztechno_addictzzSee all my reviews

Well as a Greek civilian i saw in that movie the real Greek culture ... Sex , violence , blackmail is everything what a modern audience can ask from a movie!!!When i saw that black comedy i thought of Pedro Almodovar . To tell the truth , Reppas and Papathanasiou never reached Almodovar's abilities but i think they made a good start . The plot of Blackmail Boy ( a.k.a. Oxygono (GR) ) was amazing , it was quite good directed and the actors played also good in the film especially Yannis Tsimitselis and the 'Greek God' Alexandros Georgoulis. I got surprised when i saw the criticism of the film and the only thing i have to say is : Everyone who prefers European cinema MUST SEE THAT MOVIE. Thank you fellas


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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Greece

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,355, 20 November 2005

Gross USA:

$22,393

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$223,993
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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