Voyager (1991)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Homo Faber France/Germany/Greece/United Kingdom, 1991.  Action Films, Bioskop Film, Stefi 2.  Screenplay by Rudy Wurlitzer, adaptation by James Ragan, based on the novel by Max Frisch.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis, Pierre Lhomme.   Produced by Eberhard Junkersdorf.  Music by Stanley Myers.   Production Design by Nicos Perakis. …

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Anatomy Of Hell (2004)

CATHERINE BREILLAT Bil’s rating (out of 5): B Original Title: Anatomie de l’enfer France/Portugal, 2004.  Flach Film, CB Films, Canal+, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Animatógrafo II.   Screenplay by Catherine Breillat, based on her novel Pornocratie.   Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis, Guillaume Schiffman.  Produced by Jean-François Lepetit.   Music by Mathias Bernard.   Production Design…

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Kedma (2002)

AMOS GITAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Italy/Israel/France, 2002.  Agav Hafakot, Arte France Cinema, BIM Distribuzione, MK2 Productions, MP Productions, R&C Produzioni.  Screenplay by Amos Gitai, Mordechai Goldhecht, Marie-Jose Sanselme, based on the novel by Haim Hazaz.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Amos Gitai, Marin Karmitz, Alain Mamou-Mani, Laurent Truchot.  Music by David Darling, Manfred Eicher.  Production Design by Eitan…

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The Fairy And The Man (1969)

DINOS DIMOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  I Neraida Kai To Palikari Greece, 1969.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Lakis Mihailidis. Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Music by Nikos Mamangakis. Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Film Editing by Vasilis Spyropoulos. Aliki and Dimitri are reunited for more silliness, this time exploiting Greek regional humour in a love story that takes…

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Brides (2004)

PANTELIS VOULGARIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   Original title:  Nyfes Greece/USA/France, 2004.  Alco Films, Alpha TV, CL Productions, Cappa Defina Productions, Cinegram, Eurimages Council of Europe, Eurimages, FilmNet, Greek Film Center, Greek Ministry of Culture, K.G. Productions, Lexicon Factory, Odeon.  Screenplay by Ioanna Karystiani. Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Barbara De Fina, Terry Dougas, Pantelis Voulgaris.  Music by Stamatis…

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Signs And Wonders (2000)

JONATHAN NOSSITER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  France, 2000.  Goatworks Films, Ideefixe Productions, Industry Entertainment, MK2 Productions, Sunshine Amalgamedia.  Story by James Lasdun, Screenplay by James Lasdun, Jonathan Nossiter.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Marin Karmitz.  Music by Adrian Utley.  Production Design by Anastasia Arseni, Daphni Kalogianni.  Costume Design by Kathryn Nixon.  Film Editing by Madeleine Gavin.  Berlin Film Festival 2000.  Toronto…

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Bent (1997)

SEAN MATHIAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/Japan, 1997.  Channel Four Films, NDF Inc., ASK Kodansha, Arts Council of England.  Screenplay by Martin Sherman, based on his play.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Dixie Linder, Michael Solinger. Music by Philip Glass.  Production Design by Stephen Brimson Lewis.  Costume Design by Stewart Meachem.  Film Editing by Isabelle Lorente.   Spiritless adaptation of…

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Total Eclipse (1995)

AGNIESZKA HOLLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/France/Belgium, 1995.  FIT Productions, Portman Productions, Société Française de Production, K2 SA, Capitol Films, Eurimages, European Co-production Fund, Canal+, StudioCanal.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Jean-Pierre Ramsay-Levi.  Music by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.  Production Design by Dan Weil.  Costume Design by Pierre-Yves Gayraud.  Film Editing by Isabelle Lorente.   The love…

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Iphigenia (1977)

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB Original title:  Ifigeneia Greece, 1977.  Greek Film Center.  Screenplay by Mihalis Kakogiannis, based on the play Iphigeneia At Aulis by Euripedes.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Mihalis Kakogiannis.  Music by Mikis Theodorakis.  Production Design by Dionysis Fotopoulos.  Costume Design by Dionysis Fotopoulos.  Film Editing by Takis Giannopoulos, Mihalis Kakogiannis.   Director Michael Cacoyannis fleshes out Euripedes’ Greek…

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I Arhontissa Ki O Alitis (1968)

DINOS DIMOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Greece, 1968.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Lakis Mihailidis. Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Music by Nikos Mamangakis. Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Costume Design by Maria Savvaidou.  Film Editing by Vasilis Syropoulos. One of the lowest points of quality for the acting, singing (and, at that time, married in real life) team of…

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The Last Mistress (2007)

CATHERINE BREILLAT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Une Vielle Maitresse France/Italy, 2007.  Flach Film, CB Films, France 3 Cinéma, StudioCanal, Buskin Film, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, TPS Star, Région Ile-de-France.  Screenplay by Catherine Breillat, based on the novel by Jules-Amedee Barbey d’Aurevilly.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Jean-François Lepetit.  Production Design by François-Renaud Labarthe.  Costume Design…

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Fat Girl (2001)

CATHERINE BREILLAT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  A Ma Soeur! France/Italy, 2001.  Arte France Cinema, CB Films, Canal+, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Flach Film, Immagine e Cinema, Urania Pictures S.r.l..  Screenplay by Catherine Breillat.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis.  Produced by Jean-François Lepetit.  Production Design by François-Renaud Labarthe.  Costume Design by Ann Dunsford, Catherine Meillan.  Film Editing by Pascale Chavance.  Berlin…

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