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Hearts for Dinner [ Short Film - Completed ]


A woman from Northern Epirus, immigrant to a small Greek village, works as a housekeeper for her cousin. One day she is assigned to cook artichokes for her cousins guests. This ends up to be harder than she thought and makes her revaluate life.


Genre: Social Drama
Features: Greece | 21' | 16:9 | Color | Greek


Ioanna Bakalakou, Despoina Papazoglou, Nikolas Lambrou


Written and Directed by Renee Koutoula | Based on the story Hearts for Dinner by Christos Armando Gezos | Cinematography by Yannis Fotou GSC | Production Design Sergios Kotsovoulos | Edited by Yorgos Georgopoulos | Production Manager Giannis Sotiropoulos | Assistant Director Evdokia Kalamitsi | Focus Puller Nikos Karouzos | Assistant Camera Mihalis Gkatzogias | Continuity Supervisor Gianna Skilogianni | Costumes Design & Production Design Assistant Margarita Konstantinidou | Hair and Make Up Sophia Kossada | Gaffer Marcin Kukor | Production Sound Christos Sakellariou | Sound Design Daphne Farazi | Color Grading & Dcp Authoring Mihalis Gkatzogias - artcut moving image productions | Graphic Design INDEV | Production Assistants Thanasis Kafetzis & Mihalis Vrachliotis | Script Consultant Nikos Grammatikos | Dialect coach Giouli Veizi | Producers Wholewave | Co-Producers Greek Film Center, Real Eyes Productions, artcut moving image productions | Executive Producer Spiros Koutoulas | Produced by Maria Repousi & Giannis Sotiropoulos


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  • Drama International Short Film Festival, Drama, Greece, 2017
  • Athens International Film Festival, Athens, Greece, 2017
  • Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA, 2018
  • Psarokokalo Film Festival, Athens Greece, 2018