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I kardia tou ktinous (2005)

After his mother's death, Stephanos inherits her debts and, in order to pay them, decides to help an old classmate who wants to rob a bank.

Director:

Renos Haralambidis

Writers:

George Bakolas (script collaborator), Renos Haralambidis (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renos Haralambidis ... Stefanos Tzoutzes
Giorgos Voultzatis Giorgos Voultzatis ... Nikos Tsakiris
Manos Vakousis ... Aris
Jina Thliveri Jina Thliveri ... Popi
Mara Darmousli Mara Darmousli ... Anna
Yannis Zouganelis ... Police Examiner
Antonis Krompas Antonis Krompas ... Anestis
Elissavet Konstantinidou ... House Owner
Yannis Bostantzoglou Yannis Bostantzoglou ... Commander Konstadinos Goutzourelas
Dimitris Starovas Dimitris Starovas ... Demonstrator
Thanasis Viskadourakis Thanasis Viskadourakis ... Pizza Boy
Giorgos Velentzas Giorgos Velentzas ... Priest
Dimos Gigantakis Dimos Gigantakis ... Mickey Mouse
Spiros Bibilas Spiros Bibilas ... Mickey's Costumer
Theodora Voutsa Theodora Voutsa ... Mickey's Costumer
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Storyline

After his mother's death, Stephanos inherits her debts and, in order to pay them, decides to help an old classmate who wants to rob a bank.

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A comedy hides in the heart of every crime.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

1 December 2005 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

La coeur de la bête See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Osa perasan
Composed by Iraklis Vavatsikas
Lyrics by Giorgos Athanasopoulos
Performed by Morfo Tsaireli
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At least, Renos has a story to tell...
20 August 2009 | by Ishkandar_BSee all my reviews

His advanced studies in philosophy have caused Stephanos to view all people as his inferiors. When he is discharged from the -obligatory in Greece- army service, he thinks the world belongs to him. In reality all that does belong to him are debts left by his mother who has just died and rejection by his formerly devoted girlfriend. Nikos, an old high school classmate, reappears in his life.

I Kardia Tou Ktinous (Heart of the Beast), is a movie of this guy next door, except that his friend Nikos is probably not...

Personally I am fond of the work of Renos Charalambidis because his ideas usually result to fresh scenarios, while his cinematography is also decent...


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