Greek Cinema: The Shepherds Of Calamity

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27th October 2015 @ 20:00 – 22:00 Europe/London Timezone
Sand Films
Sands Films Ltd
119 Rotherhithe St, London SE16 4NF
Sand Films Cinema

Sandfilms Greek cinema

Film: Oi voskoi (The Shepherds of Calamity) / 1966 / Nico Papatakis


Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marriage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina’s father, Vlahopoulos refuses to give his blessings and wants Despina to marry a more wealthy gentleman, named Yankos. The wealthy and spoiled Yankos plots to break up the romantic union between Thanos and Despina any way possible while the young lovers plot to run away in a futile attempt to being a new life for themselves.



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