Sunday February 1, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
16o C
13o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Tale of Greek woman gone rogue to premiere at Locarno

A Blast, a new feature film by director Syllas Tzoumerkas, will premiere at the 67th Locarno Film Festival at the beginning of August.

The movie, winner of the Eurimages Co-production Development Award, was filmed in Athens, Pieria (northern Greece) and Hamburg, Germany, and was co-produced by film studios in Greece, Germany and the Netherlands.

Maria, played by Aggeliki Papoulia, has always been a good mother, daughter and wife. But in A Blast she suddenly goes rogue, taking her life into her own hands. Running down a highway, Maria leaves a fire and a bag full of money behind her and faces the endless road ahead.

In the turbulent years of the collapse of the Greek economy A Blast shows what it means to realize that everything you believe in is false and to do something about it, Tzoumerkas, now in his mid-30s, said in a director's note. Unwilling to reconcile herself with her lost dignity, the lack of attention and her embattled love for life, she strikes out. She strikes out against herself, her past and her loved ones, her country and the perceptions of others regarding her gender, in a furious battle for the truth that is inside and around her.

ekathimerini.com , Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 (20:16)  
Tribute to Nikos Kessanlis, a pioneer and great teacher of Greek art
Renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos, 68, dies
Tight election campaign prompts copycat ads
Revisiting Hydra with Panayiotis Tetsis
The irrational crackdown on an Athenian food truck
On a recent Saturday night in the downtown neighborhood of Thiseio, a police car pulled over in front of Giorgos Glynos's Food Truck. A second police car, this time with screaming sirens, fo...
Greek health cuts a matter of life and death on Samos
Greece's economic woes mean that paramedics on the picturesque island of Samos are increasingly faced with the terrible dilemma of who to save and who to leave to die. On Sunday, Greeks vote...
Inside Community
Inside Gastronomy
Inside Travel
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Europe waits for proposals from Athens
2. Notes provide more clues on prison breakout scheme
3. Drug prices are falling but volume sold remains high
4. Tsipras plays down chance of rift
5. Ex-revenues chief Theoharis claimes political interference
6. Journalist to head Greeces National Intelligence Service
more news
Today
This Week
1. US to work closely with Greece and EU to resolve differences, says White House
2. Merkel rejects debt writedown for Greece
3. Greek bank debt plummets as investors head for the exit
4. Greek markets plunge as SYRIZA digs in on challenge to austerity
5. Greece starts countdown to cash crunch saying bailout over
6. Tsipras says Greece to repay ECB, IMF, reach deal with euro area
Today
This Week
1. Greek Elections 2015 | LIVE
2. SYRIZA heads for historic victory but without majority
3. SYRIZA's win will test institutions
4. Greek Elections 2015: The day after | LIVE
5. EU must accept that Greek debt relief is inevitable
6. Athens may veto further EU sanctions against Russia
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.