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OT: Suntan

Argyris Papadimitropoulos // Greece, Germany, 2016
Fiction Feature // FF2016
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How wild can one still be at 40? For the introverted doctor Kostis, life and libido have long since fallen asleep. When he starts a new job on a Greek holiday island, he feels lonely and lost. Until he meets Anna and falls head over heels for the 19-year old party girl. With her at his side, Kostis plunges headfirst into another world: nightlife, nudist beaches and an unreal tourist universe of sex, alcohol and drugs. The 40-year old wants to keep pace with the younger hedonists and be as fit and seductive as they. But his stamina is limited by his age – and the island gossip about the ever more discombobulated doctor can no longer be ignored. Suntan is a painfully funny coming-of-middle-age drama full of tempo and temperament.


Argyris Papadimitropoulos (*1976) studied film in Athens and Oxford and had a hit in Greece with his debut feature Bank Bang (2008). His second film Wasted Youth (2011) was also successful with both national and international audiences. Besides features, he has also made more than 150 commercials.




Fiction Feature

English, Greek


Greece, Germany


104 min

OV with English subtitles

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