Chinatown - The Three Shelters
At 18 Cleo learns that her father was murdered by the Chinese mafia and swears to avenge his death. A dark tale set in the heart of Athens starring Katerina Misichroni, Themis Bazaka and Yannis Stankoglou in the first martial arts film ever to have been made in Greece. In attendance of the cast & crew
GREECE, CYPRUS | 2018 | COLOR | DCP | 91’ | ENGLISH, GREEK, CHINESE
Cleo, by a Chinese father and a Cypriot mother, was brought up with love and light in a little village in the hills of Cyprus. On the day of her 18th birthday however she finds out that her father did not die of natural causes but was murdered by the Chinese mafia in the Chinatown of Athens. Cleo swears to take revenge. Cook Lin, an old friend of her father’s, takes up her training and soon his young assistant falls in love with her. Cleo looks for the murderers but soon finds out that Cook Lin has a secret.
A dark tale of revenge, filled with action and martial arts scenes, a story about fate and the power of human will.
DIRECTOR: Aliki Danezi- Knutsen
SCREENWRITER: Aliki Danezi - Knutsen
DoP: Vladimir Subotić
MUSIC: Christina Georgiou, George Solonos
EDITOR: Kenan Akkawi
PRINCIPAL CAST: Themis Bazaka, Yannis Stankoglou, Katerina Misichroni, Chris Li, Richard Ng
PRODUCTION: Anna Tsiarta
Aliki Danezi- Knutsen was born in Cyprus. She studied Cinema and Philosophy in the USA. She is a stage and film director. In October 2018 she will present Arthur Schnitzler’s "Reigen". Chinatown: the three shelters is her third feature film.
2018 Chinatown: The Three Shelters
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