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MERRY-GO-ROUND

by Yiannis Drakos

synopsis

Kokkalos is released from jail. He lives in his father's trailer and his hobbies are hustling and one-off shams. Nikos lives in a tent, lugs crates of dried eel for extra cash and his passion is paragliding. Pierre is a mechanic in his Dad's garage and likes to spend his free time bumming around. When two young ladies steal their car, a Mini Cooper, along with the parachute and the tent, the three friend are left with a trailer and an old pick-up truck. Combining the two they create their city's first mobile bar.

international title: MERRY-GO-ROUND
original title: YIRO-YIRO OLI
country: Greece
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Yiannis Drakos
film run: 90'
cast: Lui Lonco, Manos Pramateftakis, Johnny Repp, Theodora Voutsa, Dimos Gigantakis, Mathildi Maggira, MariaLelaki
cinematography by: Dimitris Cordelas
film editing: Constantinos Adraxtas
costumes designer: Mirto Karapiperi
music: Orestis Falireas, Serafim
production: Pdr, M.Modianos, Greek Film Center
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