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Myrsini Aristidou - Aria

Orizzonti Short Films - Competition



Cyprus, France / 13’
language Greek, Chinese
cast Chryssa Platsatoura, Yannis Stankoglou, Audrey Giacomini, Takis Spyridakis
screenplay Myrsini Aristidou
cinematographer Federico Martin Cesca
editors Alexandre Donot, Myrsini Aristidou
production designer Michalis Samiotis
costume designer Elena Vaphea
music Leonardo Heiblum
sound Vangelis Zelkas, Clément Badin, Xavier Thieulain

Synopsis

Athens, today. Seventeen-year-old Aria, who is working at Jimmy’s local kebab place is waiting for a driving lesson with her father. When he finally arrives, it is not to go for a drive; on the contrary, he confides in her the care of a young Chinese immigrant who speaks neither Greek nor English.

Director’s Statement

A film, for me, is a collection of moments, which fall into place to create a whole. Sounds, looks, movements, the colors of Athens today tell the story of Aria, Lu and Petros. Image by image, I await the moment that I merge with them through their journey, just as they merge into mine—together accepting that our freedom exists in merely an instant.

Production/Distribution

PRODUCTION 1: 1.61 FILMS
Orestiados 10 Street
4107 Limassol – Cyprus
Tel. . +357 25751075 / +357 99790030
myrsini@161films.com

PRODUCTION 2: Topshot Films
1, rue Meyerbeer
75009 Paris – France
Tel. +33645705038
robin.robles@topshotfilms.fr
www.topshotfilms.fr

WORLD SALES: 1.61 FILMS
Orestiados 10 Street
4107 – Limassol, Cyprus
Tel. +357 25751075 / +357 99790030
myrsini@161films.com

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