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Plato's Academy

Plato's Academy

by Filippos Tsitos

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A funny take on xenophobia

Review: Plato's Academy

A funny take on xenophobia

Social commentary and heartwarming specificity are what make Filippos Tsitos’ (LUX Prize competition 2010) bittersweet dramedy as a example of one of Greece’s finest inventions: satire 

“For the Greeks, disorientation is a national disease”

Interview: Filippos Tsitos • Director

“For the Greeks, disorientation is a national disease”

Conversation with a filmmaker who tries to reflect the soul of a Greek man and his absurd need to define himself only through his nationality 

LUX Prize 2010, European Parliament

Interview: Constantin Moriatis • producer

LUX Prize 2010, European Parliament

Interview with the producer of Plato's Academy after its pre-selection for the European Parliament’s LUX Prize. Moriatis explains why he thinks the film is interesting and expresses his opinion about European cinema 

Trailer [st en]

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Trailer [st en]

Prix LUX 2010

Interview: Filippos Tsitos • Director

Prix LUX 2010

Interview with Filippos Tsitos, the director of Plato's Academy, one of the three finalists for the LUX Prize 2010 

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international title: Plato's Academy
original title: Akadimia Platonos
country: Greece, Germany
year: 2009
directed by: Filippos Tsitos
screenplay: Alexis Kardaras, Filippos Tsitos
cast: Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Anastas Kozdine, Titika Sarigouli

main awards/selection

Locarno International Film Festival Leopard for Best Actor (Antonis Kafetzopoulos)
LUX Prize of the European Parliament 2010 In competition
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