We may be born and die alone, but love can create a feeling of togetherness. Love is the voice in all silence, the hope that withstands fear, it never dies because it exists outside the boundaries of time.
Tassos, a former commercial director of magazines in his fifties has been unemployed for three years. He is a man not so young to make a new start, but not too old to retire.
One year after their break-up, Nikos locks Sofia up in a studio basement, determined not to let her out until he understands exactly why they broke up.
A coming-of-middle-age film.
A documentary based on the original play by Euripides, Medea, now set in the streets of present day Athens through a breathtaking detective manner. Throughout the investigation we experience, conversations with theoreticians, directors & actors, casting sessions, rehearsals but most importantly awe-inspiring interviews with people on the street. The purpose of this adventure is to look for Jason, Medea’s legendary husband, consider who he would be represented by in today’s world, what went wrong and why he did not accomplish his initial goals.
A MARNI FILMS co-production with Graal S.A., Asterias, Greek Film Center, ERT, Prosenghisi, Multivision.
Director: Nikos Grammatikos
Translation by: Nikos Hourmouziadis
Script: Nikos Grammatikos, Nikos Panayotopoulos, Vangelis Mourikis
Producers: Aikaterini Economou, Irini Vougioukalou, Vangelis Mourikis
DoP: Kostas Gikas
Production Design: Yioula Zoiopoulou
Music: Thanasis Papakonstantinou, Group Therapy
Editing: Giorgos Georgopoulos, Yiannis Katsamboulas, Yannis Sakaridis
Cast: Yukiko Krontira, Vangelis Mourikis, Tasos Nousias, Sofia Voyatzaki, Antonis Antoniou, Theodoros Kandiliotis, Hristos Roupakas, Iro Loupi, George Giannopoulos, Ersi Malikenzou, Michalis Tsourounakis, Marlen Kaminski, Giannis Voulgarakis, Aggeliki Dimitrakopoulou, Minas Hatzisavvas, Yannis Zouganelis, Dimitra Hatoupi, Nikos Hytas, Vicky Harris, Dimitris Katsimanis.
Production Year: 2016
Whale 52, the loneliest whale, has been spotted in Athens. Meanwhile, a diver is waiting results for crucial medical examinations. A waiting that leads to a fateful encounter.
Νot Continuous, but Immobile
A Marni Films coproduction with Arctos Films and Jon Simvonis
Director: Jon Simvonis
Script: Jon Simvonis
DoP: Christina Moumouri
Production Design: Stathia Raftopoulou & Eleni Kariori
Editing: Christos Giannakopoulos
Παίζουν: Kostas Laskos, Anestis Vlahos, Dimitris Drosos, etc.
Production Year: 2015
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
The first sexual experience of a sensitive 16-year-old girl becomes the starting point of an emotional journey towards adulthood and reconciliation through music and its power.
Missing her, will take him to a journey. He will cross by foot the place they met and lived, so that in a way he can see her again.
A Marni Films Co-production with Haos Film.
Director: Avrilios Karakostas
Script: Avrilios Karakostas
Production: Agathi Kaltsa
DoP: Ioanna Tsoukala
Art Director: Orestis Mavroudis
Editing: Christos Yiannakopoulos
Production Year: 2015
When life imitates art and not vice versa.
The story of two refugee boys from Syria and Iraq who fled the war and ended up in a juvenile prison in Greece under the accusation of smuggling illegal immigrants.
When our homeland is defined by the presence of our mother , then borders no longer exist. UMMI means ‘’my mother’’ in arabic.
Mohamed, a six-year-old refugee, finds himself alone in a crowded Aegean beach, waiting for his mother. Will she make it there?
Something lies beneath the bed of this cluttered kid’s room. What’s it waiting for ?
A Marni Films Co-production with Multivision & YAFKA.
Director: Christos Houliaras
Script: Christos Houliaras
DoP: Thodoris Michopoulos
Art Director: Meropi Papadaki
Editing: Giorgos Georgopoulos
Associate Producers: Vaggelis Mourikis, Dimitris Birbilis
Production Year: 2015
One man, one city, 32 hours.
Telemarketing products, conspiracy theories, hair loss, pyramid scheme, hair thickening spray, summer.
This short documentary, written and directed by Maria Yiannoulis, Samios welcomes us in his world, at his atmospheric studio in the centre of Athens where he isolates himself in order to create.
When Haralambos decides to collect egg-holders, he cannot imagine what will happen.
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.
Safe in the shelter of the herd, we march through the streets of the cities, to our work, to feeding troughs, to our pleasures
Norway wears shiny shoes, dances among colorful scoundrels and bites only when she wishes to.
The story of a posh antiquer, two guards that fall in love and a decadent greek underworld that turns out to be much more romantic than one might think.
Maria starts off her adult life in the best terms, but somehow ten years later she finds herself sacrificed in the altar of the holy greek family.
A very introvert 50-year-old man, still living with his bedridden mother, works at the zoo but finds it extremely hard to form social relationships. An abrupt event leads him to a path of violence and despair.
Athens, 2013. Nikos and Sofia may have broken up, but Elvis will manage to bring them back together.
Savvas is a 55-year-old father who sees the accomplishments of a lifetime falling apart. The world outside his little shop keeps changing. How did he get here? What can he do now?
Our aim is to transfer his dynamics in a documentary that will convey some of his messages and create a platform for exchanging opinions about his work.
Sal Scarpone, a merciless mobster, wants to take over the world and plans to use Dr X for his purposes. The scientist will find himself facing a great dilemma…
A woman wakes up half naked in the middle of a street, having no recollection of who she is or how she got there. In the day that follows, through various encounters with her present and her past, she will have to face her inner demons.
An uncompleted love story of glances on wheels. An ERT S.A. & MARNI FILMS co-production.
“Before we started the club, we were waif of the goodness of each institution,” says Spyros, the president of the Union.
Helen is bored. And when Helen is bored, horrible things happen around her. A farce of the “small deaths” required by a modern couple in order to survive.
A nurse, a paramedic, a gymnast and her coach have formed a service for hire. They stand in for dead people by appointment, hired by the relatives, friends or colleagues of the deceased.
«It is hard to provide a summary for this film. It is fiction but I developed the script under documentary terms, shaping it during shooting, editing and sound engineering. While Kostas, my main actor, provided stimuli, I always had loss as a concept in the back of my head».