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Photo of Thimios Bakatakis

Thimios Bakatakis

There is a generation of young filmmakers who make beautiful films, travel abroad, see something moving out, return to Greece and find help out of nowhere.

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    Yorgos Lanthimos Greece, 2009

    A festival hit nominated for an Academy Award, Dogtooth is a darkly comic insight into a surreal world of parental control gone mad. As shocking and brutal as it is humorous, elegant, and entertaining, Greek “Weird Wave” auteur Yorgos Lanthimos’s film is bold and inventive cinema.

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    Ira Sachs United States, 2012

    Premiering at Sundance, this indie is a sensitive look at the lifecycle of an imperfect match. Director Ira Sachs based the script on his own personal relationship, but transcends the personal aspects of his experience to form a universal and resonant look at the bonds formed through a partnership.


    Babis Makridis Greece, 2012

    Those looking for the next “new wave” should turn to Greece, where severe depression has inspired a truly bizarre and inspired range of films highlighted by Dogtooth’s Oscar nomination. We lead a New Greek Cinema double feature with a drolly allegorical debut, co-written by Dogtooth’s scribe.


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