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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 re-evaluate 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
  • Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, LA, USA, 2018
  • Taratsa International Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2018
  • Films Femmes Mediterranee, Marseille, France, 2018
  • New York City Greek Film Festival, New York, USA, 2018