Greece film – CHEVALIER – released on dvd

chevalierCHEVALIER (18) 2015 GREECE TSANGARI, ATHINA RACHEL £19.99
Greek comedy following six men who decide to play a game while on a fishing trip in the Aegean Sea. To play the game the men score each other on their abilities and achievements and the winner will be deemed ‘the best of everything’.
In Greek with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd

 

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Greek movie – XENIA – out on dvd

XeniaXENIA (15) 2014 GREECE KOUTRAS, PANOS H. £15.99
Gay 16 year-old Danny (Kostas Nikouli) leaves Crete to visit his older brother Odysseas (Nikos Gelia) in Athens and the pair embark on a cross-country road trip to find their estranged wealthy father, who abandoned them as infants.

On their journey they come up against the harsh economic and xenophobic realities of their country.

In Greek with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd

 

Two new Greek dvds-KINETTA & THE PIRATE- released

KinettaKINETTA (15) 2005 GREECE LANTHIMOS, YORGOS £12.99
Yorgos Lanthimos directs this experimental Greek drama.

The film follows the local police detective of a run-down coastal town as he enlists the help of a photographer and a hotel maid to try and get to the bottom of a series of murders.

This oddball trio engages in a succession of murder re-enactments, directed by the policeman with exhaustive attention to detail but questionable scientific purpose.
PirateTHE PIRATE (12) 2012 GREECE SMARAGDIS, YANNIS £15.99
Historical adventure based on the life of Ioannis Varvakis. Before becoming a key figure in the Greek War of Independence, Varvakis (Sebastian Koch) lived as a pirate where he made his fortune in the transportation of caviar eggs. As his wealth grows, Varvakis becomes an acquantaince of royalty when he is employed by Catherine the Great of Russia (Catherine Deneuve).

But despite his past adventures and the power he has acquired, Varvakis still does not feel content in his life’s work and eventually returns to his homeland to fight in and fund the struggle against the Ottoman Empire.

In Greek with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd

Greek movie ALPS released on dvd

AlpsALPS (15) 2011 GREECE        LANTHIMOS, GIORGOS        £15.99
Greek director Giorgos Lanthimos helms this psychological drama about a self-formed group of therapists who impersonate the recently deceased to help their clients through the grieving process. During the process, bereaved clients are given the chance to act out their feelings of love, anger or sexual frustration towards those they have lost. Aggeliki Papoulia stars as Monte Rosa, a lonely young nurse who starts working for the group for financial reasons, but becomes increasingly attached to the gratification of playing a role of substance in other people’s lives.

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd