Avant Premieres (7)


Τουρκία, 2011, εγχ.

Σκηνοθεσία:: Ali Özgentürk Σενάριο: Ali Özgentürk Φωτογραφία: Marton Miklauzic Μοντάζ: Μουσική: Muzikotek. Ηθοποιοί: Udo Kier, Muhammet Uzuner, Gurgen Oz. Παραγωγή: ASYA FILM

Recep and his fiance, Ebru, travel to the village where Recep was born. When the young couple decide to travel, they simply believe that this will be a brief visit to Recep's family, to announce them their intention to marry. However, their love will be endangered by "unseen" questions and wild coincidences which will arrise during their stay at the village. 


Και ο Θεός έπλασε τους … Έλληνες  

(And God made the... Greeks)

Ελλάδα/Greece, 2012, μ&α/b&w. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 65΄.  

Four Greek filmmakers joined forces in this film which consists of five separate parts that are all linked through a common problem. The creative quartet’s cooperation, on the one hand defends -against contemporary social oppression- freedom of expression, while emphasizes on the need for cooperation and coexistence without sterile rivalries.

The films:

2012 (Στο Μόλο, στην αυλή, στο παγκάκι)  
2012 (At the dock, at the yard, at the bench)

Σκην./Dir.: Βασίλης Βαφέας. Σεν./Scr.: Βασίλης Βαφέας. Φωτ./Cin.: Κωστής Γκίκας. Μοντ./Ed.: Μιχάλης Κιούσης. Ηθ./Cast: Κώστας Βουτσάς, Χριστίνα Κουτσουδάκη, Μαργαρίτα Πανουσοπούλου, Τζένη Σκαρλάτου, Δημήτρης Καραμπέτσης, Κίμων Ρηγόπουλος. Παρ./Prod.: Αναστασία Χατζηστεφάνου.

A cinematic essay about life, death and difficult human relationships.


Πατέρα πήγαινε στο σπίτι να ξεκουραστείς...  
Papa vai a casa a riposarti...  

Σκην./Dir.: Δημήτρης Μακρής. Σεν./Scr.: Δημήτρης Μακρής. Φωτ./Cin.: Θανάσης Διαμαντόπουλος. Μοντ./Ed.: Μαργαρίτα Μηλιώρη. Μουσ./Mus.: Λευτέρης Τσάτσης. Ηθ./Cast: Σπύρος Θεοδόσης, Αλέξανδρος Μαρτζούκος, Λευτέρης Τσάτσης. Παρ./Prod.: PRO-voli, D. M. Films Productions.

Towards the completion of the cinematographic work “About Eros - Plato's Symposium“, the most unexpected events take place in the murky Greek politics. 


Ο μπιντές και το ξόρκι  
Bidet and the spell  

Σκην./Dir.: Θανάσης Σκρουμπέλος. Σεν./Scr.: Θανάσης Σκρουμπέλος. Φωτ./Cin.: Θανάσης Διαμαντόπουλος. Μοντ./Ed.: Μαργαρίτα Μηλιώρη. Ηθ./Cast: Κιαμήλ Αττάκ, Θανάσης Σκρουμπέλος.

A bitter black comedy about a man’s lifelong misery concerning the purchase of a bidet. Ode to prematurely lost writer Marios Chakkas.


Μιλώντας στη Ρωξάνη  
Talking to Roxanne  

Σκην./Dir.: Γιώργος Καρυπίδης. Σεν./Scr.: Γιώργος Καρυπίδης. Φωτ./Cin.: Θανάσης Διαμαντόπουλος. Μοντ./Ed.: Μαργαρίτα Μηλιώρη. Μουσ./Mus.: Μιχάλης Γρηγορίου. Ηθ./Cast: Ελένη Μολέσκι, Γιώργος Καρυπίδης. Παρ./Prod.: Ζωή Βάλβη.

A man returns to the city where he was born only to witness its destruction.


Άνεμος anima  
Anima wind  

Σκην./Dir.: Γιώργος Καρυπίδης. Σεν./Scr.: Γιώργος Καρυπίδης. Φωτ./Cin.: Θανάσης Διαμαντόπουλος. Μοντ./Ed.: Μαργαρίτα Μηλιώρη. Μουσ./Mus.: Μιχάλης Γρηγορίου. Ηθ./Cast: Γιώργος Κώνστας, Ράνια Μπριλλάκη, Αγγελική Μητροπούλου. Παρ./Prod.: Ζωή Βάλβη.

A man who’s under extraordinary pressure by the suffocating social environment punishes his son and daughter, unfairly and mercilessly.

11 Συναντήσεις με τον πατέρα μου
Greece, 2012, col.
Dir.: Nikos Kornilios. Scr.: Nikos Kornilios, Evgenia Papageorgiou. Cin.: Claudio Bolivar, Nikos Thomas. Ed.: Evgenia Papagerogiou. Mus.: Nikos Kornilios. Cast: Lambros Apostolou, Eva Galogavrou, Eva Stilander. Prod.: Nikos Kornilios. Dur.: 92΄.

Eva, a young girl who is studying classical singing, decides to meet her father who is unaware of her existence, Thomas, for the first time. He's a security guard in a truck parking, lives in a container and he is resigned of all expectations. When they meet it’s also like two different worlds crash on each other and the relationship they will form is a very particular one, above all categorizations.

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Χαιρετίσματα στην Ευρώπη
Ελλάδα/Greece, 2012, εγχ./col.
Dir.: Nikos Alevras. Scr.: Nikos Alevras. Cin.: Nikos Alevras. Ed.: Maria Skoula. Mus.: Alexandros Papadiamantis. Cast: Nikos Alevras. Prod.: Lallouda. Dur.: 92΄.

After 2 years of daily filming, 100 hours of film material, 1 year in montage “Farewell to Europe” was born. According to its creator the most brutal, violent, delicate, subversive film ever made about love and revolution. A delightful musical comedy/tragedy focusing on the constant loneliness and depression of the German family which has -completely- lost the Greek erotic thought!



The paperboy

ΗΠΑ/USA, 2012, εγχ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: Lee Daniels. Σεν./Scr.: Lee Daniels, Peter Dexter (novel). Φωτ./Cin.: Roberto Schaefer. Μοντ./Ed.: Joe Klotz. Μουσ./Mus.: Mario Grigorov. Ηθ./Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Zac Efron. Παρ./Prod.: Lee Daniels, Cassian Elwes, Hilary Shor. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 107΄.

A journalist (Matthew McConaughey) travels back to his homeland to investigate a case of a prisoner (John Cusack) condemned to death. During the research a woman (Nicole Kidman) in love with the prisoner as well as his brother (Zac Efron) are involved. Lee Daniels directs a thriller sunk into corruption and lies.



Anna Karenina

ΗΠΑ/USA, 2012, εγχ./col.
Dir.: Joe Wright. Scr.: Tom Stoppard, Leo Tolstoi (novel). Cin.: Seamus McGarvey. Ed.: Melanie Oliver. Mus.: Dario Marianelli. Cast: Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Macdonald, Jude Law. Prod.: Tim Bevan, Paul Webster. Dur.: 130΄.

The story of Anna Karenina, a young aristocrat who’s suffocating in a boring marriage and falls in love with a young general bringing a storm in her social circle. Joe Wright’s (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) adaptation differs from the previous ones in technique and in its approach as well.





Η Χαρά και η θλίψη του σώματος

Joy and sorrow of the body

Ελλάδα /Greece, Βουλγαρία/Bulgaria, Κύπρος/Cyprus, 2012, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Andreas Pantzis. Σεν./Scr.: Andreas Pantzis. Φωτ./Cin: Nikolay Lazaro. Μοντ./Ed.: Τακης Γιαννοπουλος. Μουσ./Mus.: Βασος Αργυριδης. Ηθ./Cast: Χαρης Αμπραζης, Silvia Petkova, Nikolay Mutafchiev, Γιωργος Χωραφάς. Παρ./Prod: Famagusta Film Factory Ltd.. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 149΄.

After five years in prison, Evagoras is released. A promising young man, he ended up in jail while covering a friend. Now free, he begins a journey looking for his friend. In a course that will lead him in Bulgaria, Evagoras will come face to face with dilemmas from the past and questions on how he wants to lead his life from now on.





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