After the death of their father,his three daughters have to confront the wealthiest man in their village(Doukas), who wants to buy their fields. Doukas' son, Sergios decides to marry the ... See full summary »
May 1895. Our story begins when the family of George Pavlides engages their 12-year-old son, Miltos, with the 9-year-old daughter of Michalis Nikolaidis, Ifigenia. The attacks of fanatical ... See full summary »
Anna and Petros, a Greek couple who recently moved to an industrial Siberian town on account of Petros' work, are shocked to discover Anna is pregnant with no prior intercourse. Did she ... See full summary »
In 1955 a couple of prominent Greek Istanbulites adopt an orphan Greek girl from the town of their origin. They offer her a powerful family name and ensure her devotion. Twelve-year-old ... See full summary »
Alexis wants to learn everything about her mother's past. To her surprise, she finds out that her family is connected with the isolated island of Spinaloga - the former settlement of lepers. The adaption of the best-selling novel, "The Island", by Victoria Hislop.
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.
A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
"Life in the tomb" is the greatest anti-war WWI book written in Greek and has vivid discriptions of the filty life in trenches, picturing the madness and desperation, in the war that tried to end all wars, in the East, Balkan front.
The series, was enrichened with more characters, for tv adaptation's shake, but that did not matter, as long as the theme core is well done. And that's where the problems start. Most performances, especially by the main stars, are average at best. Also, the music score reminds of mediocre productions made in the previous century.
The good points, is the main production and the older actors, that actually know how to play their roles. So, some scenes were adapted very well, but others, very badly.
This adaptation is an example of miss or hit choices, but I would suggest watching it, for the strong anti-war messages. But it falls far short, compared to the book.
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