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Director  Panos H. Koutras
Initial DVD release  October 13, 2010 (Greece)
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Language  Greek
7.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music director  Mikael Delta
Country  Greece
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Release date  November 25, 2009 (2009-11-25) (France)
Writer  Panagiotis Evangelidis, Panos H. Koutras
Cast  Mina Orfanou (Strella), Yannis Kokiasmenos (Yiorgos), Minos Theoharis (Alex), Tasos Antoniou (Curious resident), Akis Ioannou (Wilma), Argyris Kavvidas (Nikos)
Similar movies  Transgender movies, Dramas

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Strella (Greek: Στρέλλα; international title: A Woman's Way) is a 2009 Greek drama film written and directed by Panos H. Koutras. The plot centres around the relationship between a 45-year-old ex-convinct and a 25-year-old transgender woman.

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Plot

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Yiorgos (Yiannis Kokiasmenos) is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella (Mina Orfanou), a young transgender prostitute. They spend the night together and soon they fall in love. But the past is catching up with Yiorgos. With Strella on his side he will have to find a new way out.

Production

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The film was shot on location in Athens and Peloponnese. The role of Strella was performed by the amateur actress Mina Orfanou, who is a trans woman.

Awards

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The film was premiered in the 59th Berlin International Film Festival - Section Panorama - in February 2009 and has participated since in more than 20 international film festivals all over the world. It was one of the 48 films nominated for the European Film Awards in 2009.

Strella won four awards of the eleven it was nominated for, including best actress and art direction, at the first Hellenic Film Academy awards ceremony in 2010.

Cast

  • Mina Orfanou ..... Strella
  • Yiannis Kokiasmenos ..... Yiorgos
  • Minos Theoharis ..... Alex
  • Betty Vakalidou ..... Mary
  • Akis Ioannou ..... Wilma
  • Argiris Kavidas ..... Nikos
  • Kostas Siradakis ..... Antonis
  • Yiorgos Mazis ..... Kolokousis
  • References

    Strella Wikipedia
    Strella IMDb Strella themoviedb.org