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THE GUARDIAN'S SON

by Dimitris Koutsiabassakos

synopsis

Marcos, an ambitious young journalist working in a regional television channel, is trying to retrieve a gun stolen from his Candid-Camera-type show. His search leads him in the dead of winter to his mothers birthplace, one of the abandoned villages on the southwestern slopes of Mount Pindos. In his attempt to get the gun back, he comes up against Elias, a strange young man who is the son of the guardian of the village. Their clash will have unforeseen results for both young men and for the few inhabitants of the village.

international title: The Guardian's Son
original title: Yios tou fylaka
country: Greece
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Dimitris Koutsiabassakos
film run: 98'
release date: GR 12/04/2007
screenplay: Dimitris Koutsiabassakos, Vassilis Raissis
cast: Nikolas Angelis, Apostolos Totsikas, Eleni Vergeti, Nikos Zoiopoulos, DimitrisTzoumakis, Vassilis Tsaglos, Dimitra Zeza
cinematography by: Odysseas Pavlopoulos
film editing: Spyros Kokkas
art director: Kiki Miliou
costumes designer: Kiki Miliou
producer: Costas Lambropoulos, Yorgos Kyriakos, Kostas Lambropoulos
production: CL Productions, Greek Film Center, Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation - ERT, Nova TV, Akron Studio (GR)