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Chevalier Greece 2015 | 108 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Athina Tsangari

ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI (*1966) became known for her work with director and producer Giorgos Lanthimos. In 2005, she produced his film Dogtooth, which is often described as the "first new Greek film". Lanthimos in turn produced Tsangari's internationally acclaimed second feature film Attenberg (2010).

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Six men on a yacht in the middle of the Aegean Sea. To pass the time, they play a game with tough and increasingly absurd rules. Parts of the body are compared and measured; there follow disciplines like window-cleaning, silver-polishing or making sea urchin salad. Friends become enemies -- hungry enemies. But none of the men would think of leaving the ship before being crowned the winner -- and bearing on his little finger the ring of victory: the Chevalier. Chevalier is a deadly serious and bizarre comedy in which old-fashioned concepts and rituals of virility are taken to an absurd extreme.
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Original title: Chevalier
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Greek
Section: Kaleidoscope
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Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Athina Tsangari
Screenplay: Efthimis Filippou, Athina Rachel Tsangari
Cast: Yorgos Kendros, Panos Koronis, Vangelis Mourikis, Makis Papadimitriou, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos, Sakis Rouvas
Producer: Athina Rachel Tsangari, Maria Hatzakou
Director of Photography: Christos Karamanis
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Production Design: Anna Georgiadou
Editor: Matt Johnson, Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Rapid Eye Movies GmbH
World Sales: The Match Factory
Production: Faliro House & Haos Films
Contact: Sergi Steegmann, The Match Factory: sergi.steegmann@matchfactory.de

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