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Directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos

Greece, Germany 2016 105 mins. In Greek, English

Forty-something doctor Kostis arrives for his new posting on the island of Antiparos during the quiet winter months, which suits the introverted Kostis fine. But summer brings the tourists and party people, including the uninhibited young beauty Anna, with whom Kostis becomes infatuated after treating her for a sprained ankle. Longing for lost youth, he becomes obsessed with trying to be part of her life, no matter the humiliation suffered. Papadimitropoulos crafts a calculatedly provocative morality tale about the siren call of hedonism, the aching desires of middle age, and the intoxicating cult of youth and beauty. Mature audiences only.

Reviews: Variety, Screen Daily

Interviews: Interview with Argyris Papadimitropoulos at Cineuropa

Filmography: Wasted Youth (2011), Bank Bang (2008)



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