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THE ONLY JOURNEY OF HIS LIFE

by Lakis Papastathis

synopsis

At the end of the 19th century the writer Georgios Vizyenos was admitted to a mental asylum in Athens. Prior to this he had an obsessive passion for twelve year-old Bettina. While in hospital he attempted to bring back memories of his childhood in Constantinople and Thrace. At the same time he read through his literary work, which is based on these memories. Reality and fiction became confused in his mind.

international title: THE ONLY JOURNEY OF HIS LIFE
original title: MONON TIS ZOIS TOU TAXIDION, TO
country: Greece, Belgium, Turkey
sales agent: Hellas Film - Greek Film Centre
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Lakis Papastathis
film run: 87'
release date: GR 08/02/2002, LU 10/10/2003
screenplay: Lakis Papastathis, Elena Pega, Marianna Koutalou
cast: Lazaros Andreou, Ilias Logothetis, Roula Pateraki, Didem Yerlin, Selehattin Firat, Yvonne Maltezou, Vassiliki Papageorgiou, Dora Stylianesi, Selin Sarvan Mustafa Avkiran, Metin Belgin, Ali Ates, Frangiski Moustaki, Marina Psalti, Kostas Kortidis
cinematography by: Yannis Daskalothanassis
film editing: Ioanna Spiliopoulou
art director: Giorgos Georgiou
music: Giorgos Papadakis
producer: Lakis Papastathis
production: Hyperion, Borough Film, Greek Film Center, NET- New Greek Television, Cinevision OE, Apostolos Papaefstathiou, Cinetic, Eurimages
distributor: Audio Visual Enterprises S.A.
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