Filmmakers in Attendance

Presented by UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the study of Hellenic Culture

June 3, 2019 7:00 pm
James Bridges Theater - UCLA

Category: Features

Greece, 2018, 89 min

Director: Yiannis Lapatas
Writer: Stella Vasilantonaki
Producer: Artemis productions
Cast: Thodoris Antoniadis, Gerasimos Skiadaresis, Lampros Stavrinopoulos, Manos Vakousis

A lonely monk tries to manage the unbearable sadness and loneliness that suddenly and unexpectedly “return” when he loses his only companion. His dog. Extreme emotions will make him “converse” with his past, and due to this “humble”, for some, trigger, he will reposition his course and his life.

Born in Athens in 1958, Lapatas attended the School of Fine Arts and, at the same time, he attended History of Art, Theatre and Film seminars in Venice and in Bologna, Italy In 1980, he graduated from the Doxiadis School (Interior Design). In 1983, he graduated from the Directing department of The Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos.

* 2018 Thessaloniki TIFF – Youth Jury Awards, Best Feature Film Greece

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