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TRIANON Cinema - Program from 28/11 to 4/12

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

 

6.15 μ.μ. | Yoyo | 97’

Director: Pierre Étaix

8.15 μ.μ. | Exile | 110’

Director: Vassilis Mazomenos

10.30 μ.μ. | I WILL CROSS TOMORROW | 90’

Director: Sepideh Farsi

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

 

6.15 μ.μ. | Misunderstanding | 115’

Director: Dimitris Stavrakas 

8.30 μ.μ. | PASSED BY CENSOR | 96’

Director: Serhat Karaaslan

 

10.15 μ.μ. | STITCHES | 105’

Director: Miroslav Terzic

 

SATURDAY, ΝOVEMBER 30

 

 6.00 μ.μ.

Emily in Iceland

2019 | Greece | 12’

Director: Olga Papamichali

Emily is a 17year-old figure skater, who feels entrapped by the pressure of competition. On the other hand, mysterious events take place. Strange dreams are haunting her and a dark male figure is following her. Τhe shocking truth is revealed at the very last moment of the film.

Η ΝΥΧΤΑ ΜΕ ΤΗ ΣΙΛΕΝΑ/Night with Silena

1986 | Greece | 80’

Director: Dimitris Panayiotatos

Christos is secretly in love with a girl that lives in a house just across the street. They have never spoken to each other. Christos spies on her with his binoculars. Years later, he meets outside a bar a mysterious woman, Silena, who looks amazingly like his young love. Christos invites Silena to spend a night with him, a night that will change his life forever.

Ministry of Culture State Quality Awards - Thessaloniki Film Festival (1987) Best Debuting Director.

 

8.00 μ.μ. | ΣΤΟΝ ΤΡΟΠΙΚΟ ΤΩΝ ΦΑΝΤΑΣΜΑΤΩΝ / Ghost Tropic

2019 | Βelgium, Netherlands | 85’

Director: Bas Devos

After a long day at work, a woman falls asleep on the last subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey she will meet some other inhabitants of the night.

The film screened in the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight.

 

10.00 μ.μ. | ΑΓΡΙΑ ΣΥΜΜΟΡΙΑ / The Wild Bunch

1969 | USA | 143’

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Aging outlaw, Pike Bishop prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, Bishop discovers that the heist is a setup orchestrated by a former partner, Deke Thornton. As the remaining gang takes refuge in Mexican territory, Thornton trails them-resulting in fierce gunfights with plenty of casualties.

The film was nominated at the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score and won other awards, honors and nominations in many film festivals around the world

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1

 

5.30 μ.μ. | Ο ΚΛΕΨΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΚΛΕΨΑΝΤΟΣ / I soliti ignoti

1958 | Ιtaly | 111’

Director: Mario Monicelli

A gang of petty thieves attempt the burglary of a local pawnshop. However, this Italian job is doomed from the start.

Silver Seashell for Mario Monicelli at San Sebastián International Film Festival.

 

7.45 μ.μ. | Η ΑΝΑΚΡΙΣΗ / The interrogation

2019 | Greece | 80’

Director: Panayiotis Portokalakis

When an aggressive young girl realizes that the relationship with her father is poisoning her behavior, discouraging anyone who is trying to love her, she decides to search out the past of her tortured by the military junta father.

Official selection at the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival.

 

9.30 μ.μ. | AJVAR

2019 | Serbia, Montenegro | 107’

Director: Ana Maria Rossi

Vida and Bane, a married couple, have been living in Scandinavia for a long time. They both have successful careers, enough money to live a decent life, but they do not have children. Now that they are 40, the couple’s reality is nostalgia and the lack of communication.

Ana Maria Rossi’s debut full-length feature

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2

 

6.30 μ.μ. | Η ΑΝΑΜΕΤΡΗΣΗ / Επικίνδυνο Παιχνίδι /

The Confrontation/ Dangerous Game

1982 | Greece | 90’

Director: Giorgos Karypidis

During his summer vacation on the island of Mytilene, a young and lonely employee, Kostas, becomes infatuated with a femme fatale, Anna, a thirty-five-year-old German who is married to a rich local businessman. However, one morning, after a night of sleeping together, Anna is found dead in the sea.Athens.

Film Critics Association Award for Best Film 1982.

 

8.30 μ.μ. | ΑΛΥΤΗ / Entwined

2019 | Greece | 89’

Director: Minos Nikolakakis

Panos is a young doctor who leaves city life behind him in order to offer his services in a remote village. There, he falls in love with a peasant girl, Danae, who lives in complete isolation, as she suffers from a rare condition that causes her skin to resemble tree bark. Determined to cure her Panos will soon discover that things are not quite what they seem.

The film is the director’s debut full-length feature. Nikolakakis, who co-penned the script with John de Holland, started the development of the project at Talents Sarajevo where he won the Pack and Pitch Award, at MIDPOINT, in Balkan Film Connection in Belgrade and in the Istanbul Film Festival’s Meetings on the Bridge.

 

10.20 μ.μ. | MY THOUGHTS ARE SILENT / Moi dumki tikhi

2019 | Ukraine | 104’

Director: Antonio Lukich

Vadim is twenty-two and he’s a sound engineer. He’s moving permanently to Canada in three months. Before his departure he’s assigned to record the voice of a very rare bird, which dwells only in the Transcarpathian mountains of Ukraine.

The debut full-length feature of director Antonio Lukich.The film premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize in the East of the West competition

 

ΤUESDAY, DECEMBER 3

 

6.10 μ.μ. | ΚΛΕΙΣΤΗ ΣΤΡΟΦΗ/ U-Turn

1991 | Greece | 85’

Director: Nikos Grammatikos

Andreas is a car thief. He is a loner with no friends except for a prostitute, his only friend who occasionally assists him with his thefts. One day, he meets Ismini, a mysterious and charming woman who becomes the love of his life but will lure him into a dangerous adventure.

The film won 2 awards at Thessaloniki Film Festival in 1991: Best Debuting Director and Best Actor as well as Best Quality Film Award at The Ministry of Culture State Quality Awards.

 

7.45 μ.μ. | LIVING AND KNOWING YOU’RE ALIVE /

Être vivant et le savoir

2019 | France | 98’

Director: Alain Cavalier

Alain Cavalier and Emmanuèle Bernheim start preparing a film based on the novelist’s autobiography which touches on her relationship with her father following a cardiovascular accident.

 

9.40 μ.μ. | ZABRISKIE POINT

1970 | USA | 113’

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

At Zabriskie Point, in Death Valley, two perfect strangers meet and start off an unrestrained romance. He is a young activist who’s wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot and she is an anthropology student who’s helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert and has just quitted her job.

Zabriskie Point is the only film that the great auteur shot in the USA. | The leading roles were played by Daria Halpirn and Mark Frechette who were both non-professional actors.

The soundtrack to Zabriskie Point included music from Pink Floyd, The Youngbloods, Kaleidoscope, Jerry Garcia, Patti Page, Grateful Dead, the Rolling Stones, John Fahey, Roy Orbison

 

WEDNESDAY,  DECEMBER 4

 

5.30 μ.μ. | AJVAR

2019 | Serbia, Montenegro | 107’

Director: Ana Maria Rossi

Vida and Bane, a married couple, have been living in Scandinavia for a long time. They both have successful careers, enough money to live a decent life, but they do not have children. Now that they are 40, the couple’s reality is nostalgia and the lack of communication.

Ana Maria Rossi’s debut full-length feature.

 

8.30 μ.μ. | CLOSING CEREMONY

The Perfect Candidate

2019 | Saudi Arabia, Germany |101’

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour

A determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town's first female candidate.

 

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ANDORA Cinema - Program from 28/11 to 4/12

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

 

6.30 μ.μ. | OI ΔΙΑΚΟΠΕΣ ΤΟΥ ΚΥΡΙΟΥ ΙΛΟ / Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot
1953 | France| 114’
Director: Jacques Tati
Monsieur Hulot, a clumsy but sympathetic middle aged single man, arrives at a beachside hotel to spend his summer vacation. There he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc.
This  marks  the  first  film  appearance  of  Jacques  Tati’s  iconic  character,  Monsieur Hulot and is considered to be one of the greatest comedies in the history of cinema.

 

8.15 μ.μ. | ΜΠΑΡΙ ΛΙΝΤΟΝ /Barry Lyndon
1975 | USA | 185’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
The  rise  and  fall  of  the  adult  life  of  Redmond  Barry.  Α  young,  roguish  Irishman  who’s  traveling  the  battlefields  and  parlors  of  eighteenth century Europe determined to make for himself the life of a nobleman through seduction, gambling, and duelling until he wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband’s aristocratic position.
Many  of  the  shots  were  composed  and  filmed  in  order  to  evoke  certain  eighteenth-century paintings, especially those by Thomas Gainsborough.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

 

6.00 μ.μ. | ΠΟΥΛΙΑ ΣΤΟΝ ΒΑΛΤΟ/ Birds in the Mire
2008 | Greece | 104’
Director: Αlinda Dimitriou

The  documentary  depicts  the  role  of  women  during  extreme  historical   events.   More   specifically,   the   film   refers   to   the   participation and contribution of women to the Greek Resistance during  the  German  Occupation  as  well  as  to  the  tortures  they  suffered.  The film is based on the oral testimonies of those women that survived.
“Birds in the Mire” is the first part of a trilogy followed by “Among the Rocks” and “The Girls of the Rain” that highlights the feistiness and strength of the female soul via personal accounts and evidence.

 

8.00 μ.μ. | FEAR AND DESIRE
1953 | USA | 62’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
During  a  ficticious  war  in  an  unidentified  country  four  soldiers  survive  the  crash-landing  of  their  plane  to  find  themselves  in  a  forest  six  miles  behind  enemy  lines.  The  group’s  plan  is  to  make  their  way  to  a  nearby  river,  build  a  raft,  and  then,  under  cover  of  night, float back to friendly territory.
Stanley Kubrick ‘s father borrowed $20.000 from his life insurance policy and his uncle, a pharmacist, also put up $15.000 to finance the film.

 

9.30 μ.μ. | ΛΟΛΙΤΑ / Lolita
1962 | USA | 153’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Α divorced British professor of French literature, travels to small-town in America for a teaching position. There he allows himself to  be  swept  into  a  relationship  with  his  widowed  and  sexually  famished  landlady.  He  eventually  marries  her  in  order  to  pursue  her 14-year-old flirtatious daughter, Lolita, with whom he has fallen hopelessly in love.
Sue Lyon went horseback riding everyday after filming. Stanley Kubrick told her: “If you get thrown, roll over. Don’t hurt your face”.

The film is prefaced by Costas Ferris.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30

 

6.30 μ.μ. | ΕΓΚΛΗΜΑ ΣΤΑ ΠΑΡΑΣΚΗΝΙΑ/ Murder Backstage
1960 | Greece | 90’
Director: Dinos Katsouridis
Rosa  Delli  is  an  actress  notorious  for  her  erotic  scandals.  When  she  is  found  stabbed  to  death  in  her  dressing  room  inspector  Bekas undertakes the challenge to solve this case and is asked to answer the following questions: Who killed Rosa Delli and how the murder was carried out since the door was locked from the inside?
The film won 2 awards at Thessaloniki Film Festival 1960: Best Supporting Actress and Best Cinematography.

 

8.15 μ.μ. | ΤΟ ΧΡΗΜΑ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΓΗΣ / The Killing
1956 | USA | 84’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
After  spending  5  years  in  Alcatraz,  Johnny  Clay  decides  that  if  he’s  going  to  commit  crimes,  the  risk  had  better  be  worth  the  punishment.  He  then  proceeds  to  mastermind  a  brilliant  criminal  scheme  to  steal  $2,000,000  from  a  local  racetrack  in  which  “no  one  will  get  hurt”.  The  only  flaw  in  his  plan  is  that  he  does  not  consider  one  of  his  co-horts’  greedy,  shrewish  wife  and  her  ruthless boyfriend.
Kirk Douglas was so impressed with this film that he sought out the director for his next project, Paths Of Glory (1957).

 

10.00 μ.μ. | ΤΟ ΚΟΥΡΔΙΣΤΟ ΠΟΡΤΟΚΑΛΙ / A Clockwork Orange
1971 | USA | 137’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
In the future, the violent and psychopath delinquent Alex, leader of a gang of ultra-violent criminal teenagers who kill, steal and rape, falls  into  the  hands  of  the  police.  Arrested,  Alex  turns  guinea  pig  for experiments intended to curb the destructive impulses of men and  solve  the  society’s  crime  problems,  but  ends  up  becoming  powerless to deal with the violence that surrounds him.
Before  the  rape  scene  was  filmed,  Adrienne  Corri  (a  blonde  in  the  film)  walked  up  to  Malcolm  McDowell  and  said:  “Well,  Malcolm,  today  you’re  going to find out I’m a real redhead”.

The film is prefaced by Christos Skyllakos.

 

SUNDAY,  DECEMBER 1

 

6.30 μ.μ. | HORME PICTURES AND NEW YORK COLLEGE SHORT FILMS
2019 | Greece | 82’
New York College: INTERVIEWEE: IN THE HOMEMADE WRAP (10’) της Αθηνάς Καλούλη/ Athena Kalouli | A CHANCE TO SAVE THE PAST (6,7’) του Κωνσταντίνου Χατζημιχαήλ/ Konstantinos Chatzimichael | ΠΡΟΪΟΝΤΑ (17’) του Αλέξη Μαγιάρ Αγγελόπουλου/Alexis Mayiar Angelopoulos | Horme Pictures: SMILE (5,44’) του Νίκου Μαθιού/Nikos Mathios | ΓΙΟΣ/Son (10’) του Κώστα Τατάρογλου/Kostas Tataroglou | ΠΑΓΙΔΑ/Set-up (10’) του Βασίλη Γουδέλη/Vasilis Goudelis | ΤΟ ΦΩΣ ΠΟΥ ΜΠΑΙΝΕΙ/Entering Light (8’) του Βασίλη Ντάνη/Vasilis Ntanis


8.00 μ.μ. | S.O.S ΠΕΝΤAΓΩΝΟ ΚΑΛEI ΜOΣΧΑ / Dr Strangelove (Or How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb)
1964 | USA | 95’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Paranoid  Brigadier  General  Jack  D.  Ripper  of  Burpelson  Air  Force  Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the US President.Peter.
Sellers was the first actor to be nominated for a single Academy award (best actor) for a film in which he portrayed three different characters in the same film.

 

10.00 μ.μ. | ΜΠΙΓΚ ΧΙΤ/ Big Hit
2012 | Greece | 95’
Director: Karolos Zonaras
While investigating the murder of a fellow colleague, Lieutenant Aristeidis  Kormas  uncovers  a  dirty  conspiracy  where  organized  crime and law enforcement are two sides of the same coin.
The story of the film is based on Fritz Lang’s film-noir “The Big Heat” (1953).


MONDAY, DECEMBER 2


6.15 μ.μ. | Laurel & Hardy – Program |80’
Laurel and Hardy were a comedy duo act during the early Classical Hollywood  era  of  American  cinema.  The  team  was  composed  of  Englishman  Stan  Laurel  and  American  Oliver  Hardy.  They  became  well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous bully Hardy. They appeared as a team in 107 films, starring in  32  short  silent  films,  40  short  sound  films,  and  23  full-length  feature films.
For this Tribute the following films will be screened: Big business, You’re Darn Tootin,The Bettle of the Century, The finishing Touch, Two Tars, The Second Hundred Years,Liberty Lucky Dog, Early to Bed and Duck Soup.

 

8.15 μ.μ. | ΤΟ ΦΙΛΙ ΤΟΥ ΔΟΛΟΦΟΝΟΥ / Killer’s Kiss
1955 | USA | 67’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Prize-fighter   Davy   Gordon   intervenes   when   private   dancer   Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello. This brings the two together and they get involved with each  other,  which  displeases  Raphello.  He  sends  men  out  to  kill  Davy, but they instead kill his friend. Gloria is soon kidnapped by Raphello and his men, and it is up to Davy to save her.
Working  with  practically  no  budget  and  largely  without  on-location  filming  permits, Stanley Kubrick had to remain unnoticed while shooting in downtown New York.

The film is prefaced by Dimitris Panayiotatos.

 

9.45 μ.μ. | ΣΤΑΥΡΟΙ ΣΤΟ ΜΕΤΩΠΟ / Paths Of Glory
1957 | USA| 88’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
The  futility  and  irony  of  war  in  the  trenches  of  WWI.  A  unit  commander  in  the  French  army  must  deal  with  a  glory-seeking  general who’s accusing his soldiers of cowardice after their refusal to attack an enemy position. At the same time, as their commanding officer, he has to defend his men for their righteous mutiny.
Winston Churchill said that the film was a highly accurate depiction of trench warfare and the sometimes misguided workings of the military mind.

The film is prefaced by Ninos Mikelides.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3

 

6.15 μ.μ. | Laurel & Hardy – Program |80’
Laurel and Hardy were a comedy duo act during the early Classical Hollywood  era  of  American  cinema.  The  team  was  composed  of  Englishman  Stan  Laurel  and  American  Oliver  Hardy.  They  became  well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous bully Hardy. They appeared as a team in 107 films, starring in  32  short  silent  films,  40  short  sound  films,  and  23  full-length  feature films.
For this Tribute the following films will be screened: Big business, You’re Darn Tootin,The Bettle of the Century, The finishing Touch, Two Tars, The Second Hundred Years,Liberty Lucky Dog, Early to Bed and Duck Soup.


8.00 μ.μ. | ΤΟ ΧΡΗΜΑ ΤΗΣ ΟΡΓΗΣ / The Killing
1956 | USA | 84’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
After  spending  5  years  in  Alcatraz,  Johnny  Clay  decides  that  if  he’s  going  to  commit  crimes,  the  risk  had  better  be  worth  the  punishment.  He  then  proceeds  to  mastermind  a  brilliant  criminal  scheme  to  steal  $2,000,000  from  a  local  racetrack  in  which  “no  one  will  get  hurt”.  The  only  flaw  in  his  plan  is  that  he  does  not  consider  one  of  his  co-horts’  greedy,  shrewish  wife  and  her  ruthless boyfriend.
Kirk Douglas was so impressed with this film that he sought out the director for his next project, Paths Of Glory (1957).

 

9.45 μ.μ. | S.O.S ΠΕΝΤAΓΩΝΟ ΚΑΛEI ΜOΣΧΑ / Dr Strangelove (Or How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb)
1964 | USA | 95’
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Paranoid  Brigadier  General  Jack  D.  Ripper  of  Burpelson  Air  Force  Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the US President.
Peter Sellers was the first actor to be nominated for a single Academy award (best actor) for a film in which he portrayed three different characters in the same film.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4

 

6.15 μ.μ. | Η ΖΩΗ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΒΡΑΧΟΥΣ /Among the Rocks
2009 | Greece | 98’
Director: Alinda Dimitriou
Alinda  Dimitriou’s  documentary  ‘’Among  the  Rocks’’  refers  to  women who fought in the Civil War. After the signing of the Treaty of  Varkiza,  33  women  witness  how  they  managed  to  escape  to  the mountains while others were arrested and condemned to life imprisonment, executed or sent into exile. “Among the Rocks” is the second part of a trilogy that highlights the feistiness and strength of the female soul via personal accounts and evidence. It follows “Birds in the Mire” (2008) and is followed by “The Girls of the Rain” (2012


8.15 μ.μ. | ΠΑΝΙΚΟΣ/ Panic
1969 | Ελλάδα | 89’
Director: Stavros Tsiolis
Returning from a business trip, Markos learns that his sick son has been  abducted.  He accepts to pay for  the  ransom  demanded  by  the kidnappers and police officer Makridis makes sure to give them marked bills in order to trace them. The kidnappers will be trapped and will have to confront the police.
At  Thessaloniki  Film  Festival  in  1969,  the  film  won  the  Greek  Competition  Award for Best Music.

 

10.00 μ.μ. | ΤΟ ΚΟΥΡΔΙΣΤΟ ΠΟΡΤΟΚΑΛΙ / A Clockwork Orange
1971 | USA | 137’
Director: Stanley Kubrick

In the future, the violent and psychopath delinquent Alex, leader of a gang of ultra-violent criminal teenagers who kill, steal and rape, falls  into  the  hands  of  the  police.  Arrested,  Alex  turns  guinea  pig  for experiments intended to curb the destructive impulses of men and  solve  the  society’s  crime  problems,  but  ends  up  becoming  powerless to deal with the violence that surrounds him.
Before  the  rape  scene  was  filmed,  Adrienne  Corri  (a  blonde  in  the  film)  walked  up  to  Malcolm  McDowell  and  said:  “Well,  Malcolm,  today  you’re  going to find out I’m a real redhead”.