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Greece enters Oscar race with Little England !
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Do you remember our “MIKRA ANGLIA – ANDROS” EVENT ?
Well, the news is that Pandelis Voulgaris’ Little England has been submitted by Greece for the Academy Awards !!!

via: http://www.screendaily.com/

The film, known in Greece as Mikra Anglia, has been submitted for the Best Foreign-Language Film category at the 87th Academy Awards.

The Greek period drama has already scooped several prizes including a hat-trick at the Shanghai International Film Festival, where it won best film, best director and best actress for Penelope Tsilika; as well as six trophies at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards including best picture.

Set on the island of Andros in the 1930s and 1940s, the film is based on the bestselling novel by Voulgaris’ wife, Ioanna Karistiani. It centres how a community copes while the men of the island spend long periods on ships around the world.

Entirely shot on location, the film stars newcomers Penelope Tsilika and Sofia Kokkali as two sisters in love with the same man, a young merchant marine captain…

read more: screendaily.com

 

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