London Greek Film Festival - Films 2014


 
Marathon of an unfinished spring Grigoris Lambrakis.
Directed by Stelios Charalampopoulos. 120. Greece, 2014. UK Premiere.
 
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Film Category: Documentary

Original Title: THE MARATHON OF AN UNFINISHED SPRING-GRIGORIS LAMBRAKIS

English Title: THE MARATHON OF AN UNFINISHED SPRING-GRIGORIS LAMBRAKIS

Greek Title: ΜΑΡΑΘΩΝΙΟΣ ΜΙΑΣ ΗΜΙΤΕΛΟΥΣ ΑΝΟΙΞΗΣ-ΓΡΗΓΟΡΗΣ ΛΑΜΠΡΑΚΗΣ

Duration: 120'

Country of origin: GREECE

Director: STELIOS CHARALAMPOPOULOS

Producer: THANOS LAMBROPOULOS

Production Company / Companies: PERIPLUS

Brief synopsis in English: The life and death of a man who glorified his country, served consistently science , fought for peace and social justice in the turbulent twentieth century. Labrakis from the interwar period coming of age , actively participates in adventures and passions of his country. Metaxas dictatorship , Occupation and Resistance, December events , Civil War and then the difficult decade of reconstruction - the '50s - until May 22, 1963 will fall dead from the murderous blow of deep state of right. His murder will awaken consciences , the funeral will be turned into a huge demonstration that will initiate rapid political developments and his name will become a symbol for youth and will feature short Spring 60s.
Grigoris Lambrakis Kerasitsa born in Arcadia in 1912. Doctor gynecologist , Fellow of Medicine and pioneer of Endocrinology in Greece . In the interwar period was Greek champion in the long jump , triple jump and the sprints - 100 and 200 meters. She represented Greece in the Berlin Olympics and World Student Games and repeatedly crowned Balkan - his record even in the long jump was unbroken for 21 years. During the Occupation organized soup kitchens and examined free athletes. The social contribution as a doctor continued to throughout the life of offering free services to the needy. 1961 will go MP Piraeus cooperating with the Left and 1963 will succeed despite the prohibitions to walk in Marathon A peace march and become a symbol of World peace movement . Will be murdered in Thessaloniki para thugs in cooperation with the police in an event of the Friends of Peace .

Release Date: 2014

Original Format: HD

Credits:
D.O.P.: DIMITRIS KORDELAS
FILM EDITING: KONSTANTINOS TSICHRITZIS
MUSIC: PLATON ANDRITSAKIS
 
URL video on the web:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Μαραθωνιος-Μιας-Ημιτελους-Ανοιξης-Γρηγορης-Λαμπρακης/761019243925329

Original Language(s): GREEK

English Subtitles: YES


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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