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Christos Dimas, "THE CISTERN"

1974. Eleusina. The "Acrobats", a group of eleven year-old boys, spend a carefree summer, the last of their childhood. They are unaware that the world of "grown-ups" with its loves, passions, prejudices and "curses" will seal their own fate.


  • Best Supporting Actress (Themis Bazaka), Thessaloniki International Film Festival, 2001
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2002, competition
  • Greek Film Week, Sao Paolo, 2007, screening


Directed byChristos Dimas
ScreenplayChristos Dimas
CinematographyPhilippos Koutsaftis
MusicNikos Kypourgos
EditingSharon Franklin
Sets / CostumesIoulia Stavridou
Sound RecordingBeloyannis Haralambidis
CastChristos Nomikos, Ersi Malikenzou, Vana Rabota, Yota Festa, Themis Bazaka, Giorgos Marinos, Nena Mendi, Athena Pappa, Minas Chatzissavas
Executive ProducerCostas Lambropoulos
Line ProducerYannis Iakovidis
ProductionGreek Film Centre, ERT SA Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, Bad Movies, FilmNet
Theater ReleaseNovember 8, 2002
2001, 35mm, color, 105', Dolby Digital