email print share on facebook share on twitter share on google+


by Yannis Economides


Domestic slaughter breaks out, with Dimitris, coffee shop owner, in the forefront. Complete mayhem destroys everything within a single day. The flat in Korydalos turns into a battlefield, violence strikes rend and characters go in and out the matchbox, filling it with the temperature of their desperation.

international title: The Matchbox
original title: To Spirtokouto
country: Greece
sales agent: Hellas Film - Greek Film Centre
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Yannis Economides
film run: 80'
screenplay: Yannis Economides, Lenia Spyropoulou
cast: Erricos Litsis, Eleni Kokkidou, Costas Xykominos
cinematography by: Dimitris Chorianopoulos
film editing: Spyros Kokkas
art director: Georgia Demiri
costumes designer: Georgia Demiri
producer: Nikos Tsangaris, George Lykiardopoulos
production: Cassandra Productions, Strada Productions, X-Rated Films, Kino, Max Productions, Studio Era, Greek Film Centre