D’Agostino (2012)

JORGE AMEER Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0 USA/Greece, 2012. A.J. Productions. Screenplay by Jorge Ameer. Cinematography by Zach Voytas. Produced by James Vegas, Zach Voytas. Music by Brent J. Dickey, Keith Roenke, Chris Tart. Film Editing by Jorge Ameer.  Podcast:  Bad Gay Movies. As good an example as any of what happens when you…

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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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Kinetta (2005)

YORGOS LANTHIMOS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Greece, 2005.  Haos Film, Modiano Inc., Top cut, STEFI Cine & TV Productions, Kino.  Screenplay by Yorgos Kakanakis, Yorgos Lanthimos.  Cinematography by Thimios Bakatakis.  Produced by Athina Rachel Tsangari.  Production Design by Anna Georgiadou.  Costume Design by Marie-Christine Polymenacou.  Film Editing by Yorgos Mavropsaridis.  Yorgos Lanthimos made…

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Greece Year Zero (2016)

DANNIS KOROMILAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   Canada/Greece/USA, 2016.  Screenplay by Dannis Koromilas.  Cinematography by Ilias Adamis, Nick Kouros, Thodoros Maragos.  Music by Konstantine Arnokouros, Nikos Bitzenis.  Production Design by Andreas Markessinis.  Film Editing by Michael Makrimichalos.   As director Dannis Koromilas explains in the opening of this absorbing film, the history of Greece is well known when looking at…

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Worlds Apart (2015)

CHRISTOPHER PAPAKALIATIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   Original title:  Enas Allos Kosmos Greece, 2015.  Plus Productions, Alpha TV, Ote tv, Aegean Airlines.  Screenplay by Christopher Papakaliatis.  Cinematography by Yannis Drakoularakos.  Produced by Christopher Papakaliatis, Chris Papavasiliou, Dorothea Paschalidou, Kostas Sousoulas.  Music by Kostas Christides.  Production Design by Giorgos Georgiou.  Costume Design by Maria Kontodima.  Film Editing by Stella Filippopoulou.   A emotional roller coaster that…

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Triple Agent (2004)

ERIC ROHMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Italy/Spain/Greece/Russia, 2004.  Rezo Productions, Compagnie Eric Rohmer, France 2 Cinema, BIM Distribuzione, Alta Produccion, Tornasol Film, Mentor Cinema, Eurimages, Cofimage 15, Canal+, CineCinema, Wild Bunch, Strada Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Rohmer.  Cinematography by Diane Baratier.  Produced by Francois Etchegaray, Philippe Liegeois, Jean-Michel Rey.  Production Design by Antoine Fontaine.  Costume Design by Pierre-Jean Larroque.  Film…

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Attenberg (2010)

ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Greece, 2010.  Haos Film, Faliro House Productions, Boo Productions, Stefi S.A., Greek Film Center, MEDIA Programme of the European Union.  Screenplay by Athina Rachel Tsangari.  Cinematography by Thimios Bakatakis.  Produced by Maria Hatzakou, Yorgos Lanthimos, Iraklis Mavroidis, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Angelos Venetis.  Production Design by Dafni Kalogianni.  Costume Design by Thanos Papastergiou,…

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L (2012)

BABIS MAKRIDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Greece, 2012.  Warp Films, Beben Films, Faliro House Productions, Graal, M. Modianos Productions, Modiano Inc., Top cut.  Story by George Giokas, Screenplay by Efthymis Filippou, Babis Makridis.  Cinematography by Thimios Bakatakis.  Produced by Amanda Livanou, Babis Makridis.  Production Design by Dafni Kalogianni.  Costume Design by Dimitris Papathomas.  Film Editing by Yannis Chalkiadakis. A man…

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The Lobster (2015)

YORGOS LANTHIMOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   Italy/United Kingdom/Greece/France/Netherlands/USA, 2015.  Film4, Irish Film Board, Eurimages, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film, Greek Film Center, British Film Institute, Canal+, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Cine+, Element Pictures, Faliro House Productions, Haut et Court, Institut Francais, L’Aide aux Cinemas du Monde, Lemming Film, Limp Films, Ministere des…

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I Liza Kai I Alli (1961)

DINOS DIMOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Greece, 1961.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Vangelis Goufas.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Music by Manos Hatzidakis.  Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Costume Design by Rita Strogylou.  Film Editing by Petros Lykas. Liza is a poor girl who sells combs in the streets of Monastiraki, arrested after she spends the night sleeping in a furniture…

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The Red Lanterns (1963)

VASILIS GEORGIADIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Ta Kokkina Fanaria Greece, 1963.  Th. Damaskinos & V. Michaelides.  Screenplay by Alekos Galanos, based on his play.  Cinematography by Nikos Gardelis.  Produced by Vion Papamihalis.  Music by Stavros Xarhakos.  Production Design by Petros Kapouralis.  Film Editing by Memas Papadatos.   Deeply affecting look at lost souls in the port town of Piraeus, centering…

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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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