'Kamaki', literally translated, is the Greek word for 'harpoon'. In slang terms, it means 'flirt', 'hustler' or 'tout'. This film is the story of 5 such people living the summer life on Greece's most famous island.
Part fiction, part mockumentary and part real-life reenactment, Kamaki is the story of a summer in Greece on the famous island of Mykonos. Kamaki, literally translated, is the Greek word for 'spear'. In colloquial expression however, it has a variety of meanings with no direct English equivalent. Rough translations include 'hustler', 'flirt' and 'tout'. A Kamaki is essentially an individual with the rare ability to convince someone to do something they don't want to do or are not sure of. This could include buying something the Kamaki is selling, doing something the Kamaki's 'victim' isn't convinced is a good idea, or going to bed with the Kamaki. Although shot in the traditional narrative style, the film is based largely on actual events with most of the main characters playing themselves. Principal members of the cast include a philandering Irish man, an Italian stallion, a charming yet completely immoral Greek boss and a Greek Goddess. Told through the eyes of 'Sam', a newcomer to ...Written by
Barnaby & Matthew O'Connor