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Without Borders (2011)

Thanasis, a good-hearted cotton candy vendor from Athens, has been caring for little Melissa since she was a baby when her mother, an immigrant prostitute, thought it best to leave the girl... See full summary »

Director:

Nick Gaitatjis

Writer:

Nick Gaitatjis
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yorgo Voyagis ... Thanasis
Georges Corraface ... Plato
Seymour Cassel ... Detective McKenneth
Spiros Papadopoulos ... Spiros
David Millbern ... Arthur
Peter Nikkos ... Detective Kallas
Eugenia Kaplan Eugenia Kaplan ... Milla
Apostolos Gletsos Apostolos Gletsos ... Vassilis
Dorotea Mercuri ... Victoria (as Dorothea Mercouri)
Yorgos Karamihos ... Yorgos (as Giorgos Karamihos)
Yannis Bostantzoglou ... Soto
Dimitris Mavropoulos ... Jimmy
Veronika Vassilakopoulou Veronika Vassilakopoulou ... Melissa
Sandra Staggs ... Consulate General
Victor Herminio Lopez ... Fernando (as Victor López)
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Thanasis, a good-hearted cotton candy vendor from Athens, has been caring for little Melissa since she was a baby when her mother, an immigrant prostitute, thought it best to leave the girl behind while seeking fortune in America. Her unexpected appearance five years later has traumatic consequences when she takes her child away from Thanassis and leaves. Thanasis, suddenly alone, misses the child who was like a daughter to him and a comfort in his old age. Thanasis decides to travel to America in the hope of seeing her again. He does not have a visa. He does not speak English. He does not have much money. He does not know how to drive a car, and he has never been on an airplane. But he does have a distant cousin, Plato, a professional gambler, living in Las Vegas, who has offered to help him cross the border. Thanasis never suspects that Plato might have a scheme of his own. A road movie begins as the two disparate cousins from Greece embark on a cross- country adventure to win the ... Written by Rosalie Michalitsianou

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Country:

Greece | USA

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

2 August 2012 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Without Borders See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece See more »

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