Greece - Best International Feature Filmby BrunoRibeiro90 | created - 02 Feb 2019 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Greek submissions for the Oscars for Best International Feature Film
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2. Electra (I) (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
3. The Red Lanterns (1963)
132 min | Drama, Romance
The inextricably intertwined stories of five women who work as prostitutes just before the ban on brothels in Troumba.
5. Blood on the Land (1965)
130 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
In Greece, in the early part of the 20th century, two brothers from a wealthy landowning family have opposite views on how the poor workers who work on their land should be treated.
6. Love Cycles (1966)
87 min | Drama
A model (Elena Nathanail) is on vacation with her sailor husband (Thodoros Roumpanis), and she falls in love with an employee (Spyros Fokas) who works in the hotel where they are staying. ... See full summary »
9. The Travelling Players (1975)
230 min | Drama, History, Music
Greece, 1939-1952: Fascist, Nazi, and Communist conflict, as seen through the eyes of a family of travelling provincial players.
10. Iphigenia (1977)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.
11. The Man with the Carnation (1980)
125 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Nikos Belogiannis member of the communist party and officer of Ellas that has come back to Greece only to get arrested, tried for espionage on behalf of Russia and executed. A ... See full summary »
12. Angel (1982)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young gay man in Athens, Angelo, keeps his sexual identity a secret from his family. He falls hard for a rough sailor, Mikhalis, and moves in with him. Mikhalis convinces Angelo to dress ... See full summary »
14. In the Shadow of Fear (1988)
92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A music composer tries to deposit money in his bank one morning, and is accused of counterfeiting. Harassed by the police, the gang of counterfeiters and a stranger, he becomes ... See full summary »
16. Love Under the Date-Tree (1990)
82 min | Comedy, Romance
Panagiotis (Argyris Bakirtzis) and Giannis (Lazaros Andreou) are two good friends but also rivals in love. The first is a merchant and the second a violinist; one is tall and slim and the ... See full summary »
17. Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War
An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.
Votes: 5,988 | Gross: $0.04M
18. Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
155 min | Drama
Longing for a better life Evagoras and Onisilios, decide to emigrate to the Persian Gulf to earn enough money to start their own business. When they return home, the pair open a night club. However, their past catches up with them.
19. Eternity and a Day (1998)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama
Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home.
Votes: 9,819 | Gross: $0.11M
20. From the Edge of the City (1998)
Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama
A group of Pontian Greek immigrant teenage dreamers dwelling marginalised in the notorious and lustreless wild suburbia, witness the city's repulsive face and an unrelenting world defined by prostitution, drugs, and inevitably, loss.
21. Peppermint (1999)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An old classmate's invitation paves the way for a trip down memory lane, as an aerospace engineer still has the taste of love's first kiss in his mouth. But, thirty years since their passion-ridden embrace, so does his dear first cousin.
22. In Good Company (2000)
96 min | Comedy
A convict out of prison to visit his mother, followed by two policemen. A lunatic out of the asylum, followed by two doctors. Their meeting is the beginning of the most hilarious situations... See full summary »
23. The Only Journey of His Life (2001)
85 min | Biography, Drama
As Georgios Vizneyos, one of Greece's greatest authors, degenerates in an Athens mental asylum, the tale of another story-teller, his grandfather, begins to emerge through his mad ramblings... See full summary »
24. Think it Over (2002)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
All indications were that Maraki was made for great things, for honor and distinctions. And yet contrary to all expectations our heroine cops out. She refuses to take the university ... See full summary »
25. A Touch of Spice (2003)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »
26. Chariton's Choir (2005)
135 min | Comedy, Music
Chariton Ulianov has one great love: Life! That particular love affair however does not hamper him in his pursuit of enjoyment of her simpler pleasures. For him every woman is beautiful, ... See full summary »
27. Eduart (2006)
104 min | Drama
Based upon true events Eduart, a young man raised in a cruel and oppressive family environment, leaves Albania with the dream of becoming a rock star and living a better life. His reckless ... See full summary »
28. Correction (2007)
87 min | Drama
Giorgos is released after 4 years in prison for the murder of an Albanian immigrant. Now he tries to find a way to make right his past behavior.
29. Slaves in Their Bonds (2008)
127 min | Drama, Romance
Genteel aristocrats and the terrible impasse erect in front of them their debts, forbidden loves and marriages interests, passions and conflicts.
30. Dogtooth (2009)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
Votes: 77,354 | Gross: $0.11M
31. Attenberg (2010)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.
Votes: 5,952 | Gross: $0.02M
32. Unfair World (2011)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Sotiris is a police interrogator. One day he decides to pardon every poor person to whom life has been cruel. Intending to save an innocent soul, he goes as far as to commit a crime. Dora, ... See full summary »
33. Boy Eating the Bird's Food (2012)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
Three days in the life of an Athens boy who is without a job, a girlfriend, or anything to eat. The only thing he has left is his canary, and he will quite literally share with it anything he's got.
34. Little England (2013)
Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Romance
One home, one secret, one man, two sisters. The 20 year old Orsa is madly in love with the lieutenant Spyros Maltabes. As a closed character she won't reveal her secret to anyone. Her ... See full summary »
35. Xenia (2014)
Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
Strangers in their own birthplace, 16-year-old Danny and 18-year-old Odysseus cross the entire country in search of their Greek father, after their Albanian mother passes away.
Votes: 3,465 | Gross: $0.00M
36. Chevalier (2015)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A fishing trip in the Aegean Sea among a sextet of friends becomes the perfect setting for a relentless contest of male dominance. Everything can spark a fierce competition; but, only one can wear the precious chevalier. Who will it be?
Votes: 3,933 | Gross: $0.03M
37. Amerika Square (2016)
86 min | Drama
Tattoo artist Billy and unemployed Nakos are best friends from Athens. Old bachelor Nakos is a racist, obsessed with the victim mentality, and he rages at Greece's increasing immigrant ... See full summary »
38. Polyxeni (2017)
100 min | Drama
In 1955 a couple of prominent Greek Istanbulites adopt an orphan Greek girl from the town of their origin. They offer her a powerful family name and ensure her devotion. Twelve-year-old ... See full summary »