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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Aunt From Chicago (1957)

ALEKOS SAKELLARIOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  I Theia Apo To Sikago Greece, 1957.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Alekos Sakellarios.  Cinematography by Dinos Katsouridis.  Music by Takis Morakis.  Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Film Editing by Dinos Katsouridis.   A conservative Athenian businessman is raising his young daughters and hoping that their shyness and lack of social finesse won’t prevent them…

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A Crazy Family (1965)

DINOS DIMOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Mia trelli…trelli oikogeneia Greece, 1965.  Finos Film.  by Nikos Tsiforos, Polyvios Vasileiadis based on their play Oi Gynaikes Protimoun Tous Sklirous.  Cinematography by Nikos Kavoukidis.  Music by Mimis Plessas.  Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Film Editing by Petros Lykas. The title pretty much says it all: a wealthy high-society family in Athens…

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