30.09. - 09.10.2021

Suntan Greece, Germany 2016 | 104 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Argyris Papadimitropoulos

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.

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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.
Original title: Suntan
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Greek
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
Screenplay: Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Syllas Tzoumerkas
Cast: Makis Papadimitriou, Elli Tringou, Milou van Groessen, Dimi Hart, Hara Kotsali, Marcus Collen
Producer: Phaedra Vokali, Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Ernst Fassbender
Director of Photography: Christos Karamanis
Music: Yannis Veslemes
Production Design: Aliki Kouvaka
Editor: Napoleon Stratogiannakis
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Visit Films
Production: Marni Films; Oxymoron Films; Faliro House; FassB Films; Foss Productions; Graal; Nova
Contact: Joe Yanick, Visit Films: (Festival); Ryan Kampe, Visit Films: (Sales)


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