SHORTS

MOTORWAY 65 (2020)

DIRECTED BY Evi Kalogiropoulou

Festivals & Awards

Nominee Palme d’Or – Best Short Film Evi Kalogeropoulou

Nominee Loupe Argenté – Best Short Film Evi Kalogeropoulou

The story

In a Greek industrial town, social, racial and gender divisions give rise to hostility and distrust, gender divisions give rise to hostility and distrust, scene and two siblings’ antagonistic relationship. Two siblings, Sima and Isaac, live and work in a Greek industrial town neighbourhood mostly inhabited by Black-Sea Greek immigrants, which stands opposite an area inhabited by immigrants of varied backgrounds. The two communities never cross over to the other side – the only thing they have in common is the bridge Motorway 65 that runs between them. Social, racial and gender divisions give rise to hostility and distrust, reflected in the booming local amateur sports scene and the siblings’ antagonistic relationship.

Writing Credits

Evi Kalogiropoulou

Produced by

Mina Dreki … producer

Evi Kalogiropoulou … producer

Christina Moumouri … executive producer

Cinematography by

Christina Moumouri

Chapter 2 Damianos Aronidis

Film Editing by

Christos Giannakopoulos

Sound by: Yiannis Antypas

Sound design by: Mohammed Rowe

Sound mix by: Kostas Fylaktides

Colourist Dimitris Karteris

Music by

Negros Tou Moria

Mohammed Rowe

Kevin Zans Ansong, Masla G, Giorgos Kioses Tasopoulos

Stage designer-Costumer: Marli Aliferi

Make up: Ioanna Lygizou

Line producer: Romanos Argyropoulos-Ioannou

Assistant director: Andreas Papanikolas

A coproduction of Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture, Marni Films, Greek Film Centre

Supported by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung.

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