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...


Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second. - Jean-Luc Godard