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Director  Corinna Avraamidou
Music director  Kostas Kakogiannis
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Country  Cyprus
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Screenplay  Corinna Avraamidou
Writer  Korinna Avraamidou
Language  Greek
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Release date  5 December 2008 (2008-12-05)
Cast  Maria Kitsou (Alexandra), Christopher Greco (Stefanos), Stavros Louras (Manolis), Hristodoulos Martas (Orestis), Despina Bebedelli (Meropi), Dimitris Xystras (Giannis)
Similar movies  Cyprus movies, Dramas

The last homecoming


The Last Homecoming (Greek: Ο Τελευταίος Γυρισμός; O teleftaios gyrismos) is a 2008 drama film written and directed by Cypriot director Corinna Avraamidou. It is Avraamidou's first feature film. The film is set on Cyprus during the summer of 1974, when Turkey invaded Cyprus, and follows the romantic and political relations of a Greek Cypriot family.

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Plot

Orestes (Christodoulos Martas) and his fiancée Alexandra (Maria Kitsou) travel from Greece to Cyprus to visit Orestes's family in the summer of 1974. Orestes's brother Stefanos (Christopher Greco) and Alexandra, who are both involved in the Enosis movement become attracted to each other. When Stefanos is captured, Manolis (Stavros Louras), who still loves Stefanos' mother Phaedra (Popi Avraam), helps him escape the Kyrenia Castle, but is himself killed. The film ends with Orestes discovering Alexandra lying in Stefanos' arms, and the beginning of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Awards

The Last Homecoming won the award for Best Feature Film at the 2009 London Greek Film Festival.

Cast

  • Christodoulos Martas as Orestes
  • Christopher Greco as Stefanos
  • Maria Kitsou as Alexandra
  • Popi Avraam as Phaedra
  • Stavros Louras as Manolis
  • References

    The Last Homecoming Wikipedia
    The Last Homecoming IMDb The Last Homecoming themoviedb.org


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