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Film Category: SHORT                            UK PREMIERE

Original Title: Πιγκουίνοι

English Title: Penguins

Greek Title: Πιγκουίνοι

Duration: 19 min

Country of origin: Greece

Director: Dimitris Zahos

Producer: Giannis Sotiropoulos

Production Company / Companies: Independent Production ( Real Eyes Productions is the name of our team)

Brief synopsis in English: Greece 2012. Economic Crisis. Social Disorder. An old father close to his pension lives in a poor house with his two sons. Three working class "heroes" who struggle to maintain their family through the difficulties of living. They fight against each other, against themselves to find a way out of the rabbit hole. Based on the short story "Penguins outside the accountant’s office" by Christos Oikonomou.

Brief synopsis in Greek: Ελλάδα του 2012. Κρίση. Εργασιακή ανασφάλεια. Φόβος για το αύριο. Κοινωνικές σχέσεις, που καταρρέουν. Μέσα σε αυτό το περιβάλλον παρακολουθούμε μια ιστορία μια οικογένειας της εργατικής τάξης. Ένας πατέρα κοντά στη σύνταξη με τους δυο του γιούς προσπαθούν να τα βγάλουν πέρα και να διαχειριστούν την καθημερινότητα, που δημιουργεί η δεινή οικονομική τους κατάσταση. Βασισμένο στο διήγημα «Πιγκουίνοι έξω απ’ το λογιστήριο» του Χρήστου Οικονόμου.

Release Date: 2012

Original Format: HD

Credits:

Starring:  Yannis Karamfilis / Kimon Kouris / Thanassis Nakos

Director / Scriptwriter: Dimitris Zahos

Cinematography: Constantinos Koukoulios

Set design, Costumes: Danae Elefsinioti

Art Direction: Marianthi Vezertzi

Sound Design: Orestes Patsinakidis

Editing: Smaro Papaevangelou

Music: Babis Papadopoulos
Production Manager: Giannis Sotiropoulos

Sound: Orestes Patsinakidis, Natalie Hatzipetrou
Assistant Directors: Eviroula Dourou, Mari Kakaratzi
Continuity: John Papadopoulos
Photo Assistants: Mike Demetriou, George Koutsaliaris, Yannis Simos

Sound Assistant: Niobe Kitsiou

Make-up: Chrysa Liapi

Production Assistants: Costas Kounouklas, Angela Boletsi, Alexandros Zahos

Original Language(s): Greek

English Subtitles: Yes

 

Penguins _ Trailer from Giannis Sotiropoulos on Vimeo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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