London Greek Film Festival 2016 - Films



The Owls. Directed by Natalia Bougadellis. USA / Greece, 2016. 11'. UK Premiere.


Film Category: Short Fiction

Original Title: Οι Κουκουβάγιες

English Title: The Owls

Greek Title: Οι Κουκουβάγιες

Duration: 10 min 44 sec

Country of origin: Greece

Director: Natalia Bougadellis

Producer: Natalia Bougadellis

Production Company / Companies: Independent Production

Brief synopsis in English: The eldest son is suddenly required to bring food to the table, as both his parents find themselves unemployed and adopt a rather passive stance to life. The son turns to prostitution to make ends meet, which eventually results in the disbandment of the family.

Brief synopsis in Greek: Ο εγάλος γιος ιας ελληνικής οικογένειας οδηγείται στην πορνεία για να καταφέρει να συντηρήσει τους άνεργους γονείς του και τον ικρό του αδελφό. Οι εντάσεις στο σπίτι οξύνονται και τα όρια δοκιάζονται σε αυτό το οικογενειακό δράα.

Release Date: 2015

Original Format: Arri Apple Prores 422

Main Cast: Manos Protopapas, Yannis Kokiasmenos
Cinematography: Natalia Bougadellis
Co-Producers: Chloe Karnezi, Morris Gormezano

Original Language(s): Greek

English Subtitles: Yes

Previous screenings / festivals worldwide: NFFTY, Seattle Outview Film Festival, Athens

Awards and nominations: Nomination for best Greek Short Film at Outview.






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