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One Day in August

  • 2001
  • Greece
  • 106 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Constantine Giannaris
  • Cast: Costas Kotsiandis, Eleni Kastani, Akilies Karazisis

Giannaris uses a complex narrative structure to intertwine four different stories, each depicting a mother-child relationship and all occurring in parallel on the 15 August: a Greek national holiday to mark the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. An ambitious array of differing social perspectives, which slices straight to the core of the lives and aspirations of these Athenians.

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Greek cinema

31 Jan 2008

Greek cinema old and new is trumpeted in this short season of films from the home of philosophy. There’s something here for everyone, from Tassos Boulmetis’ blockbusting (in Greece) historical epic A Touch of Spice, real-life hijack drama Hostage and…

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