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Chrissomaloussa

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Greece's official entry in the 1979 Cannes Film Festival's Director's Fortnight, this story of social unrest in an island village was directed and co-written by Tonis Lykouressis. Antonis Katsaris stars as a teacher in the small village of Zante who fights the growing desire of many locals to abandon the village for the big city or other countries. He works hard to organize traditional cultural events, such as outdoor performances of the traditional play I Chrissomalloussa, in order to solidify local...more

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