Ap' to hioni



Two young refugees from Northern Epirus, cross the Albanian border into Greece, t'he land of their dreams, at night. With them is a boy whose mother was killed in a clash with Albanian border guards. The odyssey of these three people, a journey to the very heart of Greece...Their discovery of this country's strengths and weaknesses...Their acquaintance with the endurance and limits of every modern Western society... "In Albania they called us Greeks and in Greece, Albanians..." Thomas tells Achilles a little before the end.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Sotiris Goritsas

Written by: Sotiris Goritsas

Produced by: Panos Papahadzis

Cast: Antonis Manolas (Nikos), Mania Papadimitriou (Katerina), Gerassimos Skiadaressis (Achilles), Vassillis Eleftheriadis (Thomas Lekkas)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 1994