Greek Short Stories - In Competition VII
Βασιλικός / Basil
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 18’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Vangelis Serfas
A man returns to his birthplace for his mother's funeral. She has left a basil pot for him to take care of. During the time he spends there he confronts his past.
Μίλα / Mila
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 15’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Andreas Vakalios
Mila likes to skate. Mila’s father is ill. Mila hasn’t seen her father in five years. “Mila” means “beloved” in Polish. Mila visits her father at the hospital. “Mila” means “speak” in Greek. Mila likes to skate.
Γραίγος / Gregale
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 18’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Alexandros Kontos
Following his mother's death, a Greek emigrant returns to his family house in Athens. His encounter with the city and the last person that took care of his mother challenge him to face his buried and fragmented memories.
Για Χρόνια Πλάγιαζα Νωρίς / Flickering Souls Set Alight
ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ / DURATION: 30’ ΣΚΗΝΟΘΕΣΙΑ / DIRECTOR: Iakovos Panagopoulos
Greece, 2017. The lack of financial support of Aris (who suffers from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / ALS) urges his wife Persephone to get confronted with human existential limits. How many years does it really take to finally reach «home»?