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Director Efthhymis Hatzis, whose parents migrated to the United States when he was two, has found himself drawn back to his country by a literary figure from an earlier epoch: Alexandros Papadiamantis whose meditative work seemed like an antidote to the fast pace of his New York existence. Based on a novella by Papadiamantis, the film narrates the long sea voyage of a man disdained by the woman he loved. After a shipwreck on a remote shore, he encounters three eccentric men in a cave -- each of them an outcast -- who tell their failed love stories with humor. Alexandros sees himself in them and realizes that he loved a fleeting vision and not an actual person. The film is beautifully shot by cinematographer Klidaras in the magical Greek island Skiathos, shimmering twilight serving as a metaphor for the internal landscape of the protagonist. ~ Gönül Dönmez-Colin, Rovi


Stefanos Iatridis
as Alexandros
Anna-Maria Papaharalambous
as Permachoula
Dimitris Poulikakos
as Agalos
Yannis Petinoudis
as Stamos
Dimitris Thermos
as Patsosthathis
Tasos Palatzidis
as Dimitris
Myrto Alikaki
as Myrsouda


Efthimios Hatzis
John Costacos
Demetris Nollas
Efthimios Hatzis
Alexandros Papadiamantis
Book Author
Dimitris Katakouzinos
Composer (Music Score)
Nikos Politis
Art Director
Nikos Politis
Costume Designer
Dinos Kittou
Sound/Sound Designer