The Last Note (Opening Film) – by Pantelis Voulgaris, Wednesday 16.01.2019, 19:30, Cinema 1

Greece 2017, 117 min, OmdtU, FSK: 18

with: Andreas Konstantinou, André Hennicke, Melia Kreiling, Tasos Dimas, Enea Camati, Vassilis Koukalani, Loukas Kiriazis Writers: Ioanna Karystiani, Pantelis Voulgaris

Second screening, Sunday, 20.01., 17:30 Uhr Hall 1

Four years after the successful and award winning “Little England”, Pantelis Voulgaris, director of the great and beloved films “Brides”, “With Heart and Soul”, “The Striker with No 9”, “Stone Years” returns to the big screen with “The Last Note”.
In his new film, Voulgaris deals with one of the most important
chapters of modern Greek history: the execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis.
Pantelis Voulgaris, with Ioanna Karystiani (“Little England”, “Brides”) who wrote together the script, will take us to the concentration camp of Chaidari, the period before Labor Day (1
st May), and will introduce us to the people behind the tragic events.
Leading character of the story is the 34 year old Napoleon Sukatzidis, a Cretan with Asia Minor origin, who fought and was held in prisons and exiles since1936.

Pantelis Voulgaris

was born in Athens in 1940 and studied at the Stavrakou Film School. He worked initially as an assistant director and made his first short in 1965. Since then his films have won international acclaim and numerous awards establishing his reputation as one of the foremost Greek film directors of his generation. Pantelis Voulgaris has also directed several documentaries for Greek television and the hour-long documentary on the poet Yannis Ritsos for German Television. He also directed for the stage. In 1995 Pantelis Voulgaris was honoured by the Museum of Modern Art in New York with a mid-career retrospective.