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“Remembrance of Thessaloniki”  (part 2) part of the documentary series “The Century of Thessaloniki”.
Directed by Giorgos Botsos. Greece, 2012. 55.38’.

Film Category: Documentary

Original Title: “Remembrance of Thessaloniki” (part 2)  part of the documentary series “The Century of Thessaloniki”

English Title: “Remembrance of Thessaloniki”  (part 2) part of the documentary series “The Century of Thessaloniki”

Greek Title: ‘Ενθύμιον Θεσσαλονίκης’ (μέρος 2ο) μέρος της σειράς ντοκιμαντέρ “Ο αιώνας της Θεσσαλονίκης”

Duration: 55’ 38’

Country of origin: Greece

Director: Giorgos Botsos

Producer: Dimitris Vettas

Production Company / Companies: ERT 3

Brief synopsis in English: On the occasion of the 100th  anniversary of the liberation of Thessaloniki, ERT 3 prepared a documentary film, which runs all the major events that shaped the history of the city, during the 20th century. The film is the second part of this documentary and it begins with the turbulent years of the greek Civil War, right after the World Word 2. A series of political killings, including the assassination of the American journalist George Polk, shock not only Thessaloniki but also the international public opinion. The blood cycle continues with the murders Grigoris Lambrakis and Giorgos Tsarouchas, both members of the Geek Parliament, while special mention is made to the seven dark years of the dictatorship.

Release Date: February 2012

Original Format: DVC PRO 25

Credits: Script : Nikos Aslanidis - Original music : Alkis Kakaliagos

Original Language(s): Greek

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



















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