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Υiorgos and Sophia are trying hard to cope with their financial problems and the needs of their two children. The grandfather helps them out with his pension since the family business, a small grocery store, does not provide them with enough income.

When suddenly the grandfather dies in his sleep, they decide to keep it a secret for as long as they can so as to continue collecting the money from his pension. But things become more complicated when officers from the social security department start looking for grandfather.

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01:44:00
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Υiorgos and Sophia are trying hard to cope with their financial problems and the needs of their two children. The grandfather helps them out with his pension since the family business, a small grocery store, does not provide them with enough income.

When suddenly the grandfather dies in his sleep, they decide to keep it a secret for as long as they can so as to continue collecting the money from his pension. But things become more complicated when officers from the social security department start looking for grandfather.

 

MARINOS KARTIKKIS

 

 

Born in Limassol,Cyprus in 1963. He studied Fine Arts at UCLA (Bachelor of Arts, Honors) and at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid (scholarship by the Spanish government) and Filmmaking at the London International Film School. His credits include: TV productions, commercials, eleven solo painting exhibitions, three short films and three feature films. His first feature film HONEY AND WINE (2006) won the best feature film award at the Thessaloniki 9th panorama of independent cinema and also represented Cyprus in many festivals of European Cinema around the world. His second feature BY MIRACLE (2010) was also screened in a number of international festivals. He teaches art in secondary education while continuing with painting and filmmaking

 

 

Screenings / Awards: 

13th   Cyprus Film Days

22nd  Greek Film Festival Australia

8th     London Greek Film Festival (Best Cinematography Award)

56th   Thessaloniki International Film Festival

4th     Luxor Arab and European Film Festival

19th   Chicago European Union Film Festival

16      International Film Festivals Jaipur (Merit Certificate)

10th    Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

2nd    Esperanza International Film Festival, Moscow

10th   New York City Greek Film Festival

2nd    Festival d’Annaba du Film Mediterraneen

3rd      Atlanta Greek Film Festival

12th   Toronto European Union Film Festival

19th    Vancouver European Union Film Festival

31st    Ottawa European Union Film Festival

23e    Festival du Cinema Europeen, Beirut

 4e     Semaine des cinémas étrangers a Paris

 3e     Semaine du cinema de la Francophonie, Haifa

           Festival du Film Francophone, Copenhagen

 5th      Montreal Greek Film Festival

 8th      European Union Film Festival in Serbia

 22nd European Union Film Festival in India

 2nd    Calella Film Festival

          European Film Days in Montenegro 2017

 1st     Santiago del Estero Film Festival

Directed by: 
MARINOS KARTIKKIS
Writing credits: 
MARINOS KARTIKKIS
Cast: 
YIOLA KLITOU, CHRISTOPHER GRECO, FIVOS GEORGIADIS
Produced by: 
MARINOS KARTIKKIS, TONIA MISHIALI
Music by: 
MICHALIS MARGARITIS
Cinematography by: 
GEORGE RAHMATOULIN
Film Editing by: 
STYLIANOS CONSTANTINOU
Production Design by: 
LIZA TSOULOUPAS
Art Direction by: 
LIZA TSOULOUPAS
Set Decoration by: 
CONSTANTINA ANDREOU
Costume Design by: 
LIZA TSOULOUPAS
Makeup Department: 
ELENI VAVANOU
Production Management: 
TONIA MISHIALI
Release Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Total votes: 75

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