24th Athens International Film Festival

The Overcoat

28/9/2016, 17:45, Danaos 2

An elderly storekeeper decides to treat himself to a new overcoat and a tailor goes back to work to make his friend’s dream come true. Based on Nikolai Gogol’s short story of the same name, this moving film is the rare artistic meeting, as well as the swan song, for two great actors: Dinos Iliopoulos and Vassilis Diamantopoulos. Free entrance

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Director: Nikos Triandafyllidis
Screenwriters: Nikos Triandafyllidis, Evgenia Lyroudia
DoP: Yiannis Kotrotsis
Music: Blaine Reininger
Editor: Fani Ziozia
Principal Cast: Dinos Iliopoulos, Vassilis Diamantopoulos, Panagiotis Thanasoulis, Despina Kourti, Michelle Valley, Kostas Gkousgkounis

Greece | 1997 | Color | Digital Screening | 80' | Greek


      Nikos Triandafyllidis - Sentimental Education

      Nikos Triandafyllidis - Sentimental Education

      Momus: Amongst Women Only

      Momus: Amongst Women Only

      Screens before feature "Tuxedomoon: No Tears". Free entrance

      Dogs Licking My Heart

      Dogs Licking My Heart

      Screens before feature "The Overcoat". Free entrance

      Radio Moscow

      Radio Moscow

      “Surreal allegory, black comedy, film noir in the guise of a kitsch musical, an intellectual version of “Showgirls” or anarchist cinema along the lines of Makavejev?”. These were the thoughts of film critic Babis Achtsoglou upon seeing the first feature-length film by Nikos Triandafyllidis about a cabaret club whose eclectic clientele includes charming scoundrels, alluring dancers and Harry Klynn in a role that runs counter to everything he's done before in his career.

      Tuxedomoon: No Tears

      Tuxedomoon: No Tears

      Tuxedomoon, the dark offsprings of the San Francisco electronic scene, reunited in 1997 in Greece. Nikos Triandafyllidis managed to capture the band's unworldly melodies and post-punk aesthetic in an invaluable document of their historic concert at the Lycabettus theatre. No tears for the creatures of the night! Free entrance