Greece is renowned for many things: it is the land of myth, of Dionysian revels, of octopuses hung like pantyhose on clotheslines to dry. It is the land of our first storytelling, birthplace of epics, of comedies, of tragedies; but not, until now, cinematic stories. As a film industry, there hasn’t been much to talk about. But suddenly in the last half-decade, and in inverse proportion to its credit rating, Greek cinema has become one of the most exciting in the world...
Yes, this is an extended profile of Anthony Weiner, but this is also about relationships in crisis, a media-chosen narrative, a politician fighting for issues he believes in but frustrated by his own flaws and hoping that, one day, he’ll get past that graveyard and still be whistling.