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HARD GOODBYES: MY FATHER

Director:

  Penny Panayotopoulou
  

Year Released:

  2002

Jan's Rating:

Rich's Rating:

3.5 out of 5

3.5 out of 5

Key Performances:

  Christos Bougiotas
  Despo Diamantidou
  Giorgos Karayannis
  Christos Stergioglou
  Ioanna Tsirigouli
Movie Haiku:Greek middle-class family copes with sudden tragedy. Storyís told from the perspective of young Elias (Karayannis), who communicates more about his parentís relationship than he actually understands. Beautifully retrained, with no distracting melodrama. Tsirigouli (Eliasís mother) & Stergioglou (Eliasís uncle) are especially touching, bearing their adult responsibilities with sad-eyed grace.

ADDITIONAL FF2 INFO ABOUT THIS FILM:

Women filmmakers?

  No

Jewish content?

  No

Haiku Posted:

  2004