XENIA

 

 

 

Xemia

 

GREECE’S OFFICIAL ENTRY
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
88th ACADEMY AWARDS
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XENIA

A FILM BY PANOS H. KOUTRAS

Starring Kostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia and Aggelos Papadimitriou

Official Selection:
Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard
Toronto International Film Festival
Winner, Chicago International Film Festival, Gold Hugo Best Film
Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Frameline Film Festival
XENIA follows two young brothers in search of their birth father across the colorful landscape of Greece. Dany, 16, leaves Crete to find his brother Odysseus who lives in Athens and they journey to Thessaloniki where they think their father is living. When the handsome Odysseus isn’t protecting his daydreaming, gay younger brother, he auditions for the television talent show “Greek Star” where he pursues his fantasy of becoming a singing star. A comic and touching road trip of two brothers connecting and searching for their dreams.
128 Minutes • Drama • Not Rated • In Greek with English Subtitles

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