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THE WINTER (2015)

KONSTANTINOS KOUTSOLIOTAS

 
 

Running Time: 105 mins
Genre : Haunting/Fantasy/Magical Realism
Locations: Siatista, Greece & London UK
Language : Greek with some English (both subtitled)

SYNOPSIS
Niko is a romantic, young Greek writer living in London. When his finances go astray, he hides out in the neglected family house in the Greek mountain town of Siatista. Surrounded by the ghosts of the past, Niko must uncover the mystery of his father's death and retain his grasp on reality.

Cast : Theo Albanis, Vangelis Mourikis, Efi Papatheodorou

QUOTES
'a beautiful gem'
Chris Oosterom, Imagine Film Festival

'a quintessential festival film'
James Demetro, NYC Greek Film Festival

'an amazing piece of art'
Joao Fleck, Fantaspoa Film Festival

'Wonderful compositions, poetic shots, controlled hallucination. The great revelation of the festival.'
Makethes.gr

'a visual masterpiece'
areviewlution.com'a striking look at creativity, cultural divide, and family' - Recommended
Four Three Film

UK / GREECE
IMDB: imdb.com/title/tt2248634

AWARDS
*WINNER* Nostimon Imar Directors Award, CYIFF
*WINNER* Best Supporting Actress, Efi Papatheodorou
*Nominee* Greek Academy Awards, Best Set Design
*Nominee* Golden Aphrodite, CYIFF
*Nominee* Golden Pegasus, Bridges IFF
*Nominee* Méliès d'Argent Award, Best Fantastic Feature Film

FESTIVALS
2013 Thessaloniki International Film Festival
2014 The New York City Greek Film Festival
2014 Australia Greek Film Festival
2015 Imagine: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival
2015 Fantaspoa Festival, Brazil
2015 San Francisco Greek Film Festival
2015 Cyprus International Film Festival
2015 Bridges International Film Festival
2015 Chicago Greek Film Festival
2015 Kavala Film Festival 
2015 Fantasticon Athens
2015 HP Lovecraft Film Festival, Portland
2015 Griechische Filmwoche

CREDITS
Director : Konstantinos Koutsoliotas
Producer : Elizabeth E. Schuch
Soundtrack : Active Member/La Bruja Muerta
Cinematography : Kuba Kossak
Editor : Genevieve Butler
Costume: Anami Tara Shucart
Sound : Sen Na
Composers : Tim Trotman & David Kemp

The Winter is an independent feature film, produced by Melancholy Star [gb], 
with co-producers Inkas Films [gr], with additional funding from Kickstarter supporters.

 
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