24th Athens International Film Festival

a Blast

With his sophomore feature, Syllas Tzoumerkas holds the future in his hands, as he continues to attract the attention of some of the most important festivals around the world.

Driving furiously down the highway, Maria (Angeliki Papoulia) flees, leaving a fire and a suitcase full of money behind, while the vastness of the motorway beckons ahead.

Just days before, she was an attentive mother, a loving wife and a dutiful daughter. Now she has started her own personal revolution, determined to destroy everything she once loved.

Violent yet honest, just like its central character, "A Blast" follows her attempt to take her life into her own hands. Black comedy and drama alternate constantly and a covert sense of affection pierces through the harsh reality, pushing Maria forward on the road to catharsis. Hers is an inherently Greek story and it's more timely than ever.

With his sophomore feature, Syllas Tzoumerkas holds the future in his hands, as he continues to attract the attention of some of the most important festivals around the world.


a blast / η έκρηξη - trailer από NyxtesPremieras

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Syllas Tzoumerkas

Σενάριο / Screenwriters
Syllas Tzoumerkas, Youla Boudali

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Pantelis Mantzanas

Μουσική / Music
Drog _A_Tek

Μοντάζ / Editor
Kathrin Dietzel

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Angeliki Papoulia, Vassileios Doganis
Maria Filini, Yorgos Biniaris, Τhemis Bazaka, Makis Papadimitriou

Παραγωγή / Producers
Maria Drandaki, Titus Kreyenberg Ellen Havenith, Jeroen Beker

Ελλάδα, Γερμανία / Greece, Germany
2013
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
83'
Ελληνικά, Αγγλικά / Greek, English


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