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Fortunate son. Directed by Tony Asimakopoulos. Canada, 2011. 78’. UK Premiere.

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Film Category: DOCUMENTARY

Original Title:  FORTUNATE SON

English Title: FORTUNATE SON

Greek Title:  O KALOTYHOS YIOS

Duration:  78 mins

Country of origin: CANADA

Video online: www.eyesteelfilm.com/fortunate-son

Director: TONY ASIMAKOPOULOS

Producer: DANIEL CROSS, BOB MOORE, MILA AUNG-THWIN

Production Company / Companies: EYESTEELFILM

Brief synopsis in English: FORTUNATE SON is an autobiographical documentary by the son of Greek immigrants living in Canada. After overcoming a severe drug problem, and motivated by a search for happiness with his new fiancee,  filmmaker Tony Asimakopoulos turns his gaze on his complicated, painful relationship with his overbearing mother and ailing father, and the patterns of dysfunction they share.  A film about faith, despair, renewal, and the different kinds of love in a family, FORTUNATE SON follows the filmmaker from his childhood home in Montreal, to the Greek villages of his parents’ birth, and beyond.

Release Date: NOV.2011

Original Format: HDCAM

Credits:

“CAST”

Tony Asimakopoulos

Vassiliki Assimakopoulos

Aristomenis Assimakopoulos

Natalie Karneef

Photographed, Directed, Edited by Tony Asimakopoulos

Music: Philip Karneef

Original Language(s): ENGLISH & GREEK

English Subtitles: YES

English Subtitles (if need it: Yes/No): Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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