. Immature and still enclaved in the violence of his father, Christos has a suicidal behavior. Fanny collapses day by day. With daily news, interviews, data bases, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa aims at promoting the European film industry throughout the world. Fanny, addicted to drugs now and mentally quite invalid, does not resist to the violence of her father and works for him as a prostitute. He denies his prostitution from his father.
In order for this to happen a filmmaker has not only to refer to everyday life but also transform these images from everyday life into something epic. The man also wishes to prostitute his young son, the immature Christos, who is dominated by his father's violence and engages in suicidal behavior. What is the difference between a Greek Orthodox and a Jew, or an American Christian of the South, or a Protestant and a Catholic, that still kill each other for their dogma, and the difference of all of them together confronting a Muslim? You have also presented other, diverse forms of family dysfunctions in your previous films. This violation is that gave birth to the ancient Greek tragedy. He denies his prostitution from his father.
He sees her every day in his train and is secretly in love. What happens to Fanny, my main character, is something that happened to Iphigenia in the Greek tragedy but is also happening today. I began with the third, the family, because this is the first social stage in which we form and develop our political and religious views. The Greek province says nothing. The every-day crimes are politics, because they create behaviors. Fanny falls apart day by day but the father maintains his reign as Christos, however, resists. Thus the father wishes to prostitute also and his young son, Christos.
The man doesn't dare to prostitute his teenage daughter, Fanny. Quote: One of the most outstanding directors of auteur cinema, Costas Zapas gained international acclaim with Uncut Family 2004 and The Last Porn Movie 2006. A train thunders through a tunnel, seagulls screech above the water. Your characters seem to have no choice. Homer Thrace, an amateur philosopher from Middletown, Conn. Incest is considered a taboo for family-centered societies in general and for Greek society in particular. Unknown to Illia, he gets the money for the books and all else he gives her from Mr.
We recommend you see this movie. With Minor Freedoms his trilogy on the family is complete. Because Fanny is neither an unlucky human moment, nor the appeasement of our conscience to an easy poetical symbolism. Is there hope for love in Athens? Director's Statement Beginning an European movie with the stoning of a woman, I was wondering, if the Eastern way of life and the religious dogmatism that this most times entails, has invade to impermissible levels in the Western culture, that means the European and in extension that of the New World, or whether all of us are more fanatic, than what we thought we were. There is a special bond between brother and sister, who have only each other, yet no one admits this. And none of them both can still do something for the other. I do not know if this affects only my characters or every citizen in the world because we as people have chosen to become a mass rather than citizens.
But no one of them however admits it. Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Between the brother and the sister appears inevitably herotism. Fanny falls apart day by day but the father maintains his reign as Christos, however, resists. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her father's violence and ends up working for him as a prostitute. Auteur cinema has to produce something beyond borders.
With Minor Freedoms his trilogy on the family is complete. Here is an excellent overview of the film that provides a ton of background information that greatly helps in understanding this outstanding film. Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. But no one of them however admits it. Welcome to a platform where professionals can meet and exchange information and ideas. Cineuropa: Minor Freedoms is the title of your latest film. After the puberty, the hour of succession comes for a man.
It is enough that they are rare and difficult to access. Quote: Your characters could be placed anywhere in the globalised world. Without commercial breaks, the full movie Mikres Afrodites has a duration of 88 minutes; the official trailer can be streamed on the Internet. However, please contact us if you believe that informative content on this service affects in any way your legal rights. The past, the present, and as it seems the future too, have transcended civilization.