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Balamos

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Coming across as a gentler Greek version of El Topo, this fascinating abstraction from writer/director Stavros Tornes takes as its springboard the Gypsy notion of the "balamos," a soul condemned to wander forever. Here, Tornes plays a character named Balamos, who must wander forever looking for his horse. He travels through various periods of time, showing up to defend himself in a courtroom in the Dark Ages, serving as a slave in Biblical times, and so forth, occasionally led by Kyriakos (Kyriakos...more

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