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Medea Louder Than Any Thought

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Medea Louder Than Any Thought

Essay Film, Greece, 2013, DCP

Direction: Nikos Grammatikos

With Yukiko Krontira, Antonis Antoniou,Vangelis Mourikis

Based on the Euripides’ acknowledgement that “affect and passion is more powerful than reason,” Nikos Grammatikos plunges, quite arrogantly, as he admits, into the tragedy of Medea, in order to deal with a personal loss. Filming without a script (for the first time), and after a five-year “battle,” Grammatikos gives a film in which the dividing lines between fiction, documentary and research are constantly shifting. The Chorus is made up of students from the “Delos” drama school and the film’s advisor is classicist Nikos H. Hourmouziadis, a professor of philology at Thessaloniki’s Aristotle
University, who also appears in the film. Part of the shooting took place on Salamis, where Grammatikos was born.

Nikos Grammatikos

He was born on the island of Salamis in 1963. Since 2004 he has been teaching acting at the “Delos” Drama School, at the Stavrakos Film School, and at New York College. His best known films, Truants (1996), Nightflowers (doc, 1999), The King (2002) and The Wake (2005), have won many awards at the Thessaloniki Film Festival and at other international festivals.


Όλες οι δράσεις πραγματοποιούνται υπό την αιγίδα του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού. To 7o Φεστιβάλ Πρωτοποριακού Κινηματογράφου της Αθήνας διοργανώνεται από τη Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος με τη συγχρηματοδότηση του Ευρωπαϊκού Ταμείου Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης & εντάσσεται στο ΠΕΠ ΑΤΤΙΚΗ του ΕΣΠΑ 2007-2013.