London Greek Film
Festival - Films 2014
Love in the Time of Crisis.
Directed by Theopi
Skarlatos and Kostas Kallergis. 67’. UK, 2014. World Premiere.
Title: Love in the Time of Crisis
Love in the Time of Crisis
Greek Title: -
Theopi Skarlatos/Kostas Kallergis
Company / Companies: Independent Production
synopsis in English:
Love in the
Time of Crisis is a documentary about the impact of the Greek financial
crisis on love, sex and family life. The film, shot in Athens and Crete,
during 2013, documents the lives of young women, couples, people forced into
sex work by poverty - and the politicisation of porn.
the unseen effects of the economic crisis on dating, flirting, marriage,
childbirth and family life.
social upheaval predicted following the election results in May 2014, Love
in the Time of Crisis offers a unique and vibrant insight into ordinary
people’s responses to Europe’s biggest social catastrophe - beyond the riots
and poverty that have been prominent in daily news coverage.
adults who are forced to live as teenagers, the couples who never miss a
riot, the porn director who wants to change politics, the dreamers who have
forgotten what it’s like to dream and the professionals who sell their souls
for extra cash.
documentary takes you to some of the darker places of the crisis, but
reminds you where you can find the light.
Format: Shot on DSLR
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