During the tumultuous 1943, against the backdrop of a German-occupied Thessaloniki, two star-crossed lovers struggle to surmount prejudice and fear, as the brutalities against the town's persecuted Jewish community escalate.
During World War II in Greece, under the submission of Germans, one Christian, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish, Estrea, something completely forbidden. Can they and their families overcome all the obstacles, along with racial discriminations and hardship? The story mainly takes place in an ouzeria, in which Tsitsanis works, one of the greatest Greek composer, librettist and singer in the 20th century.Written by
George Kostopoulos (georgonio2)
Based on the homonymous book by Yorgos Skabardonis. See more »
A wonderful sample of modern Greek cinema
The movie title refers to the title of a masterpiece music song (Synnefiasmeni Kuriaki in Greek), composed by a great Greek composer ''Vassilis Tsitsanis'', during the Second World War in Thessaloniki, Greece. The movie presents the harsh times just before and during the Second World War in Thessaloniki and the drama of the local people and the Jewish community through the eyes of this great ''Rembetiko'' composer. A number of talented Greek actors have participated to the movie that was directed by Manoussos Manoussakis, creating a good film worth watching...
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