Fiction, Greece-Italy, 2012, DCP
Direction: Thanos Anastopoulos
With Savina Alimani, Angelos Papadimas, Yorgos Symeonidis, Ieronymos Kaletsanos
Fourteen-year-old Myrto is searching for her father, who hasn’t given any sign of life for days. Her (divorced) mother doesn’t care and her father’s business partner at the lumber yard can’t help her. Feeling abandoned and powerless, Myrto finds out that her father is heavily in debt. She will then proceed to carry out vengeful acts she would have never resorted to under other circumstances. The second part of an unofficial trilogy, after the Correction (2007), The
Daughter is both a political allegory and a coming of age tale that unfolds in the heart of an Athens which is even deeper in a crisis of moral and financial values. The film premiered at the 63rd Berlinale.
He was born in Athens and studied Philosophy at the University of Ioannina in Greece. His second feature film, Correction (2007), traveled to many festivalsaround the world and won various awards.
*Screening along with Pieta and Nice Moustache Giorgio. €5 ticket includes all films.