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Chevalier (2015)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 26 November 2015 (Greece)
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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?
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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
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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

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a buddy movie without the buddies See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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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 »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,968, 29 May 2016

Gross USA:

$25,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,590
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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.
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Soundtracks

Bombed
Composed and performed by Mark Lanegan
Published by Sony ATV Music Publishing/EMI Music Publishing ISRC No: GB-AZP-04-00005
Taken from the album "Bubblegum" BBQ 237 Licensed courtesy of Beggars Banquet Records Ltd
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
©2004 Beggars Banquet Records Ltd
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A very weird slow burner.
18 May 2018 | by garethcrookSee all my reviews

This is a slow burner. A very weird slow burner. I'm not sure, maybe it's a Greek thing, but it's a little hard to get into. It's pretty good though. Unnerving and darkly comic. Six men on a luxury yacht devise a game one evening, a game to decide who is 'the best in general'*. It's an odd idea that sees them testing each other in increasingly bizarre and personal ways. For a game it feels very serious, the men becoming more and more calculated, even cruel and manipulative. I don't know any of the actors but they all do a great job in portraying the tension they're under and pushing that on to the viewer, which makes it very stressful! A fairly damning appraisal of the male ego and their eagerness to take part in character assassination. 6/10 *this may have got a little lost in translation.


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