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Windfall in Athens


Though Windfall in Athens represented Michael Cacoyanis' directorial debut, it was held back from release in the U.S. until after the international success of Cacoyanis' Stella and A Girl in Black. Originally titled Kyriakatiko Ksynema, the director's maiden effort bears traces of the early talkie productions of Rene Clair. It all begins when a valuable lottery ticket is stolen from salesgirl Mina (Elli Lambetti). Offering aid and comfort to the disconsolate Mina is George (Georges Pappas), a married...more