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Suntan (2016)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 31 March 2016 (Greece)
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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.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Makis Papadimitriou ... Kostis (as Efthymis Papadimitriou)
Elli Tringou ... Anna (as Elli Triggou)
Dimi Hart ... Jason
Hara Kotsali ... Alin
Milou Van Groesen ... Mila
Marcus Collen ... Morten
Yannis Tsortekis ... Takis
Pavlos Orkopoulos ... Mayor
Maria Kallimani ... Tzina
Marisha Triantafyllidou ... Tourist Mother (as Marissa Triandafyllidou)
Syllas Tzoumerkas ... Orestis
Achilleas Kyriakidis ... Tourist Doctor
Kostas Gouzelis ... Mini Market Owner
Konstantinos Melitas Konstantinos Melitas ... Argyris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yannis Economides ... Camping owner (as Yiannis Oikonomidis)
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Storyline

For middle-aged Kostis, life has passed him by. As the newly appointed doctor of a tiny island, Kostis spends a dreary winter alone. By the time summer arrives, though, the island has turned into a thriving, wild vacation spot with nude beaches and crazy parties. When Kostis meets the beautiful and flirty Anna, he falls hard for her and goes out of his way to conquer and impress her. Before long, Kostis is spending nearly all of his time getting drunk, partying hard, and even making out with Anna. What starts as a rediscovery with his lost-long youth, though, slowly turns into an obsession as Kostis is willing to do whatever it takes to keep his Anna. Suntan celebrates the beauty and strength of the youthful body, while simultaneously embracing its inevitable decay. Written by Phaedra Vokali

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Greece | Germany

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

31 March 2016 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Idegis See more »

Filming Locations:

Antiparos, Greece

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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.66 : 1
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Goofs

The song "Play That Funky Music" (1976) is credited to "Performed by Stories". Actually it was performed by Wild Cherry and written by Rob Parissi. See more »

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References Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) See more »

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Children of the sun
Performed by Nightstalker
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Warning - an emotional knock-out that lasts for hours afterwards.
25 September 2017 | by hannynorbertSee all my reviews

First of all, the goodies: perfect acting, perfect script, perfect scenery, perfect beauty. This is a 10/10 movie.

Now the warning: this film kicks you in the guts and you will agonize in the dirt for hours. You cannot help feeling pity for the forty something doc... and of course, for yourself... even though everybody has to learn the lesson eventually to:

  • let go


  • withdraw


  • leave the stage behind to give space for the next generation.


Coursebook case study of midlife crisis.

Unfortunately, it hurts like hell.

Fortunately... it hurts like hell.

It hurts like hell.


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