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Constantinos Giannaris

Apo tin akri tis polis (From the Edge of the City)

Edition 1999
94' - 1998 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: Russian, Greek
Director: Constantinos Giannaris Composer: Akis Daoutis With: Stathis Papadopoulos, Costas Kotsianidis, Panayiotis Hartomatzidis
Hanging out in the neighbourhood; spending the night in clubs and brothels; wandering along the avenues that lead to the heart of the city, committing thefts and getting picked up by men at Omonia Square; these are all elements that seem to bind a small group of Russian refugees, living at Menidi, just outside Athens. They feel excluded in their new homeland, even though the blood that runs through their veins is Greek. Fuelled by their adolescence and feeling adventurous, they venture out to conquer the city. However, their lives , their values and blood that unites them will collapse, as soon they come in contact with the merciless world they set out so eagerly to conquer from the edge of the city.

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Constantinos Giannaris


Akis Daoutis


Stathis Papadopoulos, Costas Kotsianidis, Panayiotis Hartomatzidis


Constantinos Giannaris

Director of Photography

Giorgos Argyroiliopoulos


Ioanna Spiliopoulou


Anastasios Vasiliou, Dionyssis Samiotis

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Russian, Greek

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