6.3/10
3,679
15 user 157 critic

Chevalier (2015)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 26 November 2015 (Greece)
Trailer
1:28 | Trailer
A fishing trip in the Aegean Sea among a sextet of friends becomes the perfect setting for a relentless contest of male dominance. Everything can spark a fierce competition; but, only one can wear the precious chevalier. Who will it be?
8 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Attenberg (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
Stars: Ariane Labed, Vangelis Mourikis, Evangelia Randou
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A mysterious woman travels the world with a rocking chair, interacting with the people she meets.

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
Stars: Lizzie Curry Martinez, Maria Tsantsanoglou, Gary Price
After Before (2016)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
Stars: Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Xenia Kalogeropoulou
Suntan (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

On a hedonistic Greek island, a middle-aged doctor becomes obsessed with a young tourist when she lets him tag along with her group of hard partying friends.

Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
Stars: Makis Papadimitriou, Elli Tringou, Hara Kotsali
L (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

It's absurd not to trust me.

Director: Babis Makridis
Stars: Aris Servetalis, Makis Papadimitriou, Lefteris Matthaiou
Fit (1994)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Lizzie finds it frustrating and difficult that she is unable to fit things together. In the process she learns how much of the world actually has the need fit into something else.

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
Stars: Lizzie Curry Martinez, Kenny Strickland
Stratos (2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Yannis Economides
Stars: Vangelis Mourikis, Petros Zervos, Vicky Papadopoulou
Pity (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy, a man addicted to sadness, who has such need for pity, he's willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.

Director: Babis Makridis
Stars: Yannis Drakopoulos, Evi Saoulidou, Pavlos Makridis
Alps (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Stars: Stavros Psyllakis, Aris Servetalis, Johnny Vekris
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tattoo artist Billy and unemployed Nakos are best friends from Athens. Old bachelor Nakos is a racist, obsessed with the victim mentality, and he rages at Greece's increasing immigrant ... See full summary »

Director: Yannis Sakaridis
Stars: Yannis Stankoglou, Makis Papadimitriou, Vassilis Koukalani
Icebergs (2018)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Based on the book Scenes by Efthymis Filippou, 14 short vignettes illustrate human existence ranging from the mundane to the absurd through a dark comedy lens.

Director: Eirini Vianelli
The King (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A former drug addict gets a new lease of life in his grandfather's dilapidated rural estate, only to face the closed community's unwritten laws. Now, all that's needed is a flaming catalyst. Who can stop the advent of hell on New Paradise?

Director: Nikos Grammatikos
Stars: Vangelis Mourikis, Marilita Lambropoulou, Minas Hatzisavvas
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Yiorgos Kendros ... The Doctor
Panos Koronis ... Yorgos
Vangelis Mourikis ... Josef
Makis Papadimitriou ... Dimitris (as Efthymis Papadimitriou)
Yorgos Pirpassopoulos ... Yannis (as Giorgos Pyrpassopoulos)
Sakis Rouvas ... Christos
Yannis Drakopoulos ... The Waiter (as Giannis Drakopoulos)
Nikos Orfanos ... The Captain
Kostas Filippoglou ... The Cook
Katerina Vrana ... Skype Woman
Edit

Storyline

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and rivals will become hungry. But at the end of the journey, when the game is over, the man who wins will be the best man. And he will wear on his smallest finger the victory ring: the Chevalier. Written by lefki26

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Best in General. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Greece | UK

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

26 November 2015 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Chevalier Athina See more »

Filming Locations:

Greece See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,968, 29 May 2016

Gross USA:

$25,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,590
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Official selection by Greece for the 2017 Academy Awards See more »

Quotes

Josef: Your syntax is shit. And your penis is very, very small.
See more »

Soundtracks

Push-Ups
Written by Marilena Orfanou
© 2015 Marilena Orfanou
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
if you are a Greek Weird Wave fan you should check it out and a few good laughs are guaranteed
27 November 2015 | by moviescriticnetSee all my reviews

The so called "Greek Weird Wave" returns with another entry, this time a comedy directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari (best known for ''Attenberg"). The co-writer of "Dogtooth" and "The Lobster" Filippou assists her efforts to make an unconventionally funny and somewhat disturbing comedy. As the jury in London Film Festival (Best Film award for the movie there) stated "Chevalier is a study of male antagonism seen through the eyes of a brave and original filmmaker. With great formal rigour and irresistible wit, Athina Rachel Tsangari has managed to make a film that is both a hilarious comedy and a deeply disturbing statement on the condition of western humanity". Well, that's accurate but the formal rigour in all (post)modern Greek movies is getting a bit tiring and the movie is a funny comedy but not really a hilarious one. Yet the film is probably a bit better that George Lanthimos' uneven last entry "The Lobster". So if you are a Greek Weird Wave fan you should check it out and a few good laughs are guaranteed.

Grade: B-


11 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 15 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed