At the onset of Egypt’s 2011 Revolution, a Greek expatriate-turned-aspiring ‘freedom fighter’ has a brutal encounter with secret police in Cairo and retreats to his forgotten hometown of Athens, forced to confront the society that exiled him ten years earlier as it erupts into chaos.
A dark comedy/sociopolitical drama feature film shot on location in Athens, Greece and Cairo, Egypt (In English, Arabic and Greek).
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Written, directed, shot and edited by Niko Volonakis.
Cinematography by Niko Volonakis and Taher Medhat
Produced by Niko Volonakis, Taher Medhat and Xristos Lambrakis
Graffi Films © 2012
Music: "Franz Pavlo" performed by Gentleman Lugosi
(Franz Schubert's "Trio in E Flat" vs. Pavlos Sidiropoulos' "Zeibekiko Blues")
Special pyrotechnics and explosions executed by Demolition Films.