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Sweet Bunch (1983)

Glykia symmoria (original title)
Holed up in a decrepit Athenian mansion, a quartet of handsome pariahs wait for something to happen in their lives. As the state tightens the noose on them, the shotguns have the final say. Is this the sad swan song of the sweet bunch?

Director:

Nikos Nikolaidis (as Nikos G. Nikolaidis)

Writer:

Nikos Nikolaidis (as Nikos G. Nikolaidis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Despina Tomazani Despina Tomazani ... Sofia
Dora Masklavanou Dora Masklavanou ... Marina
Takis Moshos ... Argyris
Takis Spyridakis ... Andreas
Alkis Panagiotidis ... Xanthos
Lenia Polycrati Lenia Polycrati ... Roza
Konstantinos Tzoumas Konstantinos Tzoumas ... Kostantinos
Dinos Makris Dinos Makris
Andreas Tsafos Andreas Tsafos
Haris Romas ... Kostantinos' assistant
Takis Loukatos Takis Loukatos ... Porn director
Alkmini Stavrou Alkmini Stavrou
Marianna Koutalou Marianna Koutalou
Katerina Sigountou Katerina Sigountou
Fay Tsanetopoulou Fay Tsanetopoulou
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The diary of the life and death of a group of "amoral" young people, who have reached the point of no return and seek something to believe in and to die for. Their behavior brings them to the attention of the State. A discreet surveillance begins. A vigilante group monitors their house, headed by a nameless blonde man. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Athens Film Critics Association Best Picture Award. See more »

Quotes

Marina: Are you nuts? What have you done?
Sofia: I killed him a bit.
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Connections

References The Jazz Singer (1927) See more »

Soundtracks

Glykia Marata
Composed by Leo Rapitis
Lyrics by Kostas Kofiniotis
Performed by Kakia Mendri
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Thank god for sidewalk sidelines
27 October 2005 | by wot31See all my reviews

A former jailbird that demands to listen to some Muddy Waters in order to perform well in a soft core movie. A prostitute that states that the revolution is being forcible entered into. A girl that hangs out with some strange characters that might be informants. A new-wave styled small time conman. And a porn actress who is along for the ride. Whats common between those petty criminals? They all live in the outskirts of society, in a grotesque old mansion, doing small time crimes in order to survive, and killing time (extra curricular activities include sex, drugs and partying).Probably they are the most rock and roll gang in the history of Greek cinema, probably not.

Surely they are a posse of romantics waiting for reality to (brutally) come into their lives and exterminate them. A group of rebels without a hope, lovable criminals an cult heroes...probably one of the most beautiful gangland movies ever made. Hence the


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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

19 October 1983 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Sweet Bunch See more »

Filming Locations:

Kifissia, Athens, Greece See more »

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Color
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