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Stratos (2014)

To mikro psari (original title)
By night, Stratos works in a bread factory but by day, he's a professional hit man. He needs the cash to free Leonidas from prison because the latter once saved his life when he was behind ... See full summary »

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Yannis Economides
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vangelis Mourikis ... Stratos
Petros Zervos ... Makis
Vicky Papadopoulou ... Vicky
Yannis Tsortekis ... Yorgos
Giorgos Giannopoulos ... Petropoulos
Yannis Anastasakis ... Stratos' Boss
Polina Dellatola ... Katerina
Giannis Voulgarakis ... Johnny
Sonja Theodoridou ... Jenny Petropulos (as Sonia Theodoridou)
Popi Tsapanidou ... Maria
Alekos Pangalos ... Leonidas
Stathis Stamoulakatos ... Bakey Boss
Maria Kallimani ... Woman in Cemetery
Omiros Poulakis ... Young Lawyer
Giorgos Biniaris ... Katerina's Grandfather
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Storyline

By night, Stratos works in a bread factory but by day, he's a professional hit man. He needs the cash to free Leonidas from prison because the latter once saved his life when he was behind bars. For Stratos, this is simply a question of honour. We've no idea how many people he's already killed, but we do notice that he still has a conscience. He attentively looks after a neighbour's child, eight-year-old Katharina, as well as her mother and an uncle. At last he has enough money for the prison break-out. But Leonidas is lured into a bloody trap, by his brother of all people, who disappears with the money. At the same time Stratos learns that little Katharina is in danger - both psychologically and physically. He must act, even if this means following one wrongdoing with another. Written by lletaif

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Greek

Release Date:

27 March 2014 (Greece) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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A contemporary film noir
22 April 2014 | by ageorgiou57See all my reviews

I saw it last night with my wife, so it still plays in my mind.From the technical side it is completely professional.The sound quality amazing.The synchronism and the tremendous clarity of it creates an unusual impression of space where the viewer is absorbed until the last ,righteous moment. The story follows the laws of classic noir narration. So, though the protagonist is a payed killer, a certain ethic guides the story. The action is dense and not always foreseeable. All actors play naturally and very well.

An unusually good film for the Greek standards until now, not a film for the whole family because of some strong language , but certainly a film I highly recommend .


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