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Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will ... See full summary »

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Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)

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Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Papakaliatis ... Dimitris (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
Marina Kalogirou ... Hristina
Giorgos Konstadinou ... Antonakis Kokovikos
Maro Kodou Maro Kodou ... Elenitsa Kokovikou
Maria Solomou ... Maria
Fanis Mouratidis ... Giorgos
Akilas Karazisis ... Panagiotis
Takis Spiridakis ... Spyros
Tasos Iordanidis ... Giannis
Themis Bazaka ... Dimitris' Mother
Vassilis Haralambopoulos ... Vasilis (as Vassilis Charalambopoulos)
Jackie ... Monaxia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ioli Angelopoulou Ioli Angelopoulou ... Eleni (3 years old)
Dimitra Bithara Dimitra Bithara ... Woman
Anthi Evelina Anthi Evelina ... Eleni (8 years old)
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Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will change everything. His roommate is a female German Shepherd called Lonesome. One night, Lonesome wants to be taken out. Demetris tries to change her mind but Lonesome insists Its at this moment that he comes to a decision. If Demetris goes out he will meet Christina, the love of his life. If he stays in, he will not meet her. Does true love exist? What is the impact of a severe economic crisis on people and how can the crisis destroy a couple? One story shown from two different angles. Written by Anonymous

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A love story in a changing world.

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

29 November 2012 (Greece) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie uses an old couple, Eleni and Antonis (Maro Kontou and Giorgos Konstantinou) as narrators. This same old couple where the stars in the 1965 movie "the woman must fear the man" , a classic Greek movie. See more »

Connections

Features I de gyni na fovitai ton andra (1965) See more »

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Blue Jeans
Written by Lana Del Rey, Emile Haynie & Daniel Heath (as Dan Heath)
Performed by Lana Del Rey
under exclusive licence to Polydor Ltd. (UK)
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A solid effort.
9 March 2013 | by gaudi1977See all my reviews

Well,i have seen also other projects of Papakaliatis and i must admit that he is truly talented in cinematography,montage,directing,really sparkling up all hiς characters an always tend to create great and memorable films. In this movie is doing again the same,the beautiful same,he has great photography of Plaka Athens,an interesting story of parallel universes and also an original one,a speed directing with Hollywood touches just to remind us of how he likes to copy/paste the all American great romance movies,the bonus material for sure is the reference to an original and classical romance story,a great Greek comedy called "Well the woman to be afraid of man" which is a phrase from Orthodox Greek weddings. The two stars Kontou and Konstantinou really steals our hearts with their heart full performances. The only disadvantage i believe is,once more,the of papakaliatis to be also the start of ALL of his movies. Fail for sure cause finally he must understand that he is a terrible actor,a terrible one. He is real a great talent but really christoforos,go along with it,you can do everything and i personally respect you for that but YOU CAN NOT ACT. Never the less a great effort of Greek cinema,you have my 7 out of 10 which could be even higher if he not had the obsession of doing EVERYTHING in his movies. Watch it!


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