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SLAVES IN THEIR BONDS

by Tonis Lykouressis

synopsis

Early 20th century, Corfu.Through the passion of the love affairs and the tension they create, unfolds the dramatic collapse of the noble Ofiomahos family, against the backdrop of the rise of the Greek bourgeoisie. The love between two young people – the romantic intellectual Alkis Sozomenos and the beautiful aristocrat Evlalia Ofiomahos – is sacrificed at the altar of a cruel financial exchange.The debt-ridden Ofiomahos family puts aside emotions and principles, and marries off their daughter to the wealthy doctor and deputy Aristidis Steriotis in order to salvage their fortune.

international title: Slaves in Their Bonds
original title: Sklavoi sta desma tous
country: Greece
sales agent: Hellas Film - Greek Film Centre
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Tonis Lykouressis
release date: GR 05/03/2009
screenplay: Ioannis Maroudas, Tonis Lykouressis, Maria Vardaka
cast: Rinio Kyriazi, Yannis Fertis, Akis Sakellariou, Dimitra Matsouka, Irini Inglessi, Christos Loulis, Constantinos Papachronis
cinematography by: Peter Salapatas
film editing: Yorgos Triantafillou
art director: Constantinos Zamanis
costumes designer: Bianca Nikolareizi
music: Minos Matsas
producer: Nikos Sekeris
production: NIK-S Movies, Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation - ERT, Multichoice Hellas-Nova
backing: Greek Film Center
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