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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

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Thanasis Neofotistos / Short Narrative / Greece / 2018 / 13 min / DCP
In Greek / English subtitles
Interests: Drama
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

Synopsis

Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her young son has been left home alone. An enthralling short captured in one breakneck shot, the film is told through a series of phone calls, as she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, while also walking in the most controversial area of central Athens—Patision Avenue.

About the Directors

Thanasis Neofotistos is a film director, writer and architect from Athens. He is a Berlinale Talents 2016 alumnus, and initially studied architecture (M.A./DUTh) before going on to study film directing (B.A./QMU-AMC) and acting (AKMI). His documentary 'Pogoniskos' won the Best Documentary Award at the 38th Drama ISFF. Thanasis is in the development stage of his first-debut feature film, which he envisions as a dark, coming-of-age, folktale, 'Peter and the Wolf'. He is also a member of the Greek Directors Guild (EES) & Film Directors/Producers Guild of Greece (ESPEK).

Credits

Director
Thanasis Neofotistos
Screenwriter
Giorgos Aggelopoulos, Thanasis Neofotistos, Pavlos Sifakis
Producer
Ioanna Bolomyti
Editor
Panos Aggelopoulos
Associate Producer
Kyveli Short
Production Designer
Thanasis Neofotistos
Executive Producer
Panos Papahadzis
Cinematographer
Giannis Fotou G.S.C.
Sales Company
Radiator IP Sales
Production Company
Argonauts S.A.
Sound
Alejandro Cabrera, Giannis Antypas
Distributor
Radiator IP Sales
Cast
Marina Symeou

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