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A young woman's struggle to overcome life's economic restrictions in order to meet her true will. She is twenty-three and lives with her mother, a compromise she can no longer stand. ... See full summary »

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Stratos Tzitzis

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Stratos Tzitzis
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Cast

Credited cast:
Efi Logginou Efi Logginou ... Hristina
Rania Oikonomidou Rania Oikonomidou ... Melpo
Antinoos Albanis ... Haris
Giorgos Giannopoulos ... Kostas
Thanos Grammenos ... Epameinondas
Alexandra Palaiologou Alexandra Palaiologou ... Kyriaki
Natalie Pawloff Natalie Pawloff ... (as Natalie Pavlov)
Alexandra Zoe ... (as Alexandra Zoiopoulou)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eirini Antypa Eirini Antypa ... Gogo
Apollon Bollas ... Bar Customer
Gioulina Daskalopoulou Gioulina Daskalopoulou ... Stella
Dimitris Mavropoulos Dimitris Mavropoulos ... Bar Owner
Eftihia Moshaki Eftihia Moshaki ... Shop Customer
Olga Pappa Olga Pappa
Nikolas Piperas Nikolas Piperas ... Fotis
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A young woman's struggle to overcome life's economic restrictions in order to meet her true will. She is twenty-three and lives with her mother, a compromise she can no longer stand. Despite her meager economic means, only enough to survive the first two months, she moves out and rents a 45m2 apartment of her own. During these two months of freedom, she explores her true self and approaches a more poetic and liberal culture, for her, a new way of life that slowly unfolds as she rummages through the belongings that the former renter, a guy her age, has left in the apartment. Written by Stratos Tzitzis

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

20 January 2011 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

45 tetragonika See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Adorno of cinema
9 September 2011 | by fifo35See all my reviews

i listened tzitzis in you-tube talking about the generation of 700 in Greece and he made a political analysis of contemporary youth.This film is an illustration of the division between an aristocracy of well paid individuals and a post industrial working class that strives to find an identity.This identity has to be limited by the perils of a protective yet authoritative family structure and the desires dreams etc that are marginalized by the 700 euro wage.Tzitzis clearly sends a message of defiance with the attitude of her protagonist to demarcation lines that the dominant ideology imposes upon individuals.He don't adopt a leftist prose only in one instance with graffiti on the wall is an indirect allusion to anarchy, and he lets the audience to decide if the stance of the protagonist is a positive or negative.For me tzitzis is saying that every form of struggle is positive and welcomed vs inertia and apathy (friends and former boyfriend).Tzitzis thinks like an intellectual showing us the problem and to take initiative to the discourse.This can only be respected and esteemed, but the price is that he misses the essence of cinema which is to deliver images.His images of observing deliberately dull a real Adorno of cinema.Still he is an author that his work must receive attention.


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