TRIBUTE TO NIKOS PERAKIS’ COMEDIES
The festival honors the leader of contemporary social satire in Greek cinema, the recipient of 2018 NYCGRFF Audience Award with his uproaring comedy “Success story” and the instigator of this year’s Best New Director Award, screening three of his most defining films.
Synopsis: On the day of the World Cup Final, Karamanos, an employee of the Hellenic Telecom Organization, connects his CEO’s personal computer to a complex explosive device. He threatens to blow up the floor and the satellite links, unless he is allowed to appear on national TV ten minutes before the soccer match is broadcast in order to denounce all the evils plaguing the life of the Greek citizen.
Cast Yorgos Kimoulis, Dimitris Kallivokas, Yorgos Kotanidis, Pavlos Kontogiannidis, Takis Moschos, Dimitris Poulikakos