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Penguins

Directed By
Dimitris Zahos

Production Country
Greece

Production year
2012

Runtime
13:15 min

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Synopsis

A father close to retirement with his two sons, try to adjust and manage their daily lives, within a dire economic situation. Everyone reacts in their own way . They collide with each other and each one with himself trying to keep the consistency of their family and be able to cope. Based on the awarded short story by Christos Economou "Penguins outside the accountants office" (Something will happen, you"ll see)

Director's short bio

Ένα βιογραφικό!

Film Participations Awards

– Special mention Best SEE Talents 10th Naoussa International Film Festival 2013
– Distinction for “Social injustice and dignity during the crisis” 14th International Film Festival of Patras 2012
– “Cinematic Achievement Award” 6th Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival of AZA 2012
Official Selection for the national short films competition of the 35th International Short Film Festival of Drama 2012
Official Selection for the short films competition of the 18th International Film Festival of Athens “Premiere Nights” 2012
Official Selection for the short films competition of the 5th London Greek Film Festival 2012
Official Selection for of the 1st International Film Festival of Peloponnese 2012 at Loutraki
Screening at the special program ““Greece”, of the Regensburg Short Film Week 2013, that will take place from March 13 to March 20 2013
Official Selection for the short film competition of the 14th International Student Film Festival in Belgrade 2013
Official Selection for the short film competition “Next Generation” of the 16th Brussels Short Film Festival 2013
Official Selection for the Official Competition of the 5th Leiden International Short Film Festival 2013 (LisFE 2013)
Official Selection for the Competition of the 11th International Short Film Festival of Tabor, Croatia 2013
Official Selection Micro μ Festival 2013, Greece
Official Selection of the 10th edition of the short film festival Cinefiesta 2013, held in Puerto Rico ​
1st National Television Broadcast at ET1 (National Broadcaster) on 13/11/2012 for the programme “ Why Poverty Now? ”.

Cast & Team

Producer:  Giannis Sotiropoulos
Cinematographer:  Konstantinos Coucoulios
Editor:  Smaro Papaevangelou
Music:  Babis Papadopoulos
Art Director:  Marianthi Vezertzi
Art Director:  Danae Elefsinioti
Sound:  Orestis Patsinakidis
Sound:  Thanasis Kafetzis
Scriptwriter:  Dimitris Zahos
Director:  Dimitris Zahos
Cast:  Thanasis Nakos
Cast:  Giannis Karamfilis
Cast:  Kimon Kouris
Sound:  Natali hatzipetrou
Sound:  Niobe Kitsiou

Technical Specs

Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound Format: Stereo

 

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