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TO THE WOLF

by Christina Koutsospyrou, Aran Hughes

synopsis

Set over four days of unrelenting wind and rain in a remote village high up in the Nafpaktia Mountains in the west of Greece, the film follows the lives of two shepherd families struggling to live. The village, now forgotten and near deserted, has had its best days. Paxnis, the old white haired shepherd, who had foreseen the trouble this land would face has already given into despair. Giorgos unable to sell his goats and with debts mounting up, drinks to forget. Combining documentary and fiction with an all local cast To the Wolf is both the reality and an unsettling allegory for today's Greece.

international title: To the Wolf
original title: Sto lyko
country: Greece, France
year: 2013
genre: documentary
directed by: Christina Koutsospyrou, Aran Hughes
film run: 74'
screenplay: Christina Koutsospyrou, Aran Hughes
cast: Giorgos Katsaros, Ilias Katsaros, Spiridoula Katsarou, Adam Paxnis, Kiki Paxni
cinematography by: Christina Koutsospyrou, Aran Hughes
producer: Aran Hughes, Christina Koutsospyrou
production: Linel Film
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