A nurse, a paramedic, a gymnast and her coach have formed a service for hire. They stand in for dead people by appointment, hired by the relatives, friends or colleagues of the deceased. The company is called Alps. Their leader, the paramedic, calls himself Mont Blanc. Although Alps’ members operate under a disciplined regime demanded by their leader, the nurse does not.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos

Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou

Produced by: Athina Rachel Tsangari, Yorgos Lanthimos

Cinematography: Christos Voudouris

Editing: Yorgos Mavropsaridis

Production Design: Anna Georgiadou

Original Score: Leandros Ntounis

Cast: Aggeliki Papoulia (nurse), Aris Servetalis (paramedic), Johnny Vekris (coach), Ariane Labed (gymnast)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2012