EURO Greek Filmsby Euro-Inst-Movies | created - 12 Jul 2011 | updated - 01 Dec 2015 | Public
This is a list of the Greek Films available from the Institute for European Studies at Indiana University. Alternative titles are listed in the comments. Additionally, unless noted in the comments, movies are in DVD format.
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1. Antigoni (1961)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Antigone defies her uncle's decree that her traitorous brother should go unburied and therefore find no rest in the afterlife; however, her actions have tragic consequences.
2. Attenberg (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.
Votes: 4,979 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Kynodontas (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
Votes: 57,547 | Gross: $0.11M
4. Electra (I) (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
5. Eternity and a Day (1998)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama
Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home.
Votes: 7,568 | Gross: $0.11M
AKA Mia aioniotita kai mia mera
6. Proti fora nonos (2007)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
Brought up in California, offspring of an important political family, 11 year old Alex travels to Crete in order to baptize the baby child of a local cacique and parliamentary candidate. He... See full summary »
AKA Proti For a Nonos
7. From the Edge of the City (1998)
Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama
A group of Pontian Greek immigrant teenage dreamers dwelling marginalised in the notorious and lustreless wild suburbia, witness the city's repulsive face and an unrelenting world defined by prostitution, drugs, and inevitably, loss.
AKA Apo tin akri tis polis
8. To koritsi me ta mavra (1956)
100 min | Drama, Romance
Marina's sister drowned herself, her brother is both headstrong and weak, and her widowed mother has a reputation for sleeping around. Plus, Marina, who's family was rich before the war, is... See full summary »
AKA To koritsi me ta mavra
9. Omiros (2005)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive issue of Greek-Albanian relations through a young Albanian who takes over an intercity ... See full summary »
10. Iphigenia (1977)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.
11. Topio stin omichli (1988)
TV-MA | 127 min | Drama
Two children journey the long road to Germany to find the man they believe to be their father.
AKA Topio stin omichli
12. Loufa kai parallagi (1984)
99 min | Comedy
The "adventures" of some friends during their military service.
AKA Loufa kai parallagi
13. To teleftaio psema (1958)
112 min | Drama
A daughter discovers her wealthy family is actually on the verge of bankruptcy and decides to charm a millionaire for his money in marriage. Soon she is torn between living a lie and keeping up appearances.
AKA To Teleftaio Psema
14. My Sweet Canary (2011)
89 min | Documentary
Roza Eskenazi sang the way she lived, with passion, fire and love. This is the story of three young musicians who embark on an exciting musical journey, to tell the story of Greece's best-loved rebetiko singer.
15. Never on Sunday (1960)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.
AKA Pote tin Kyriaki
16. Rembetiko (1983)
110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.
17. Stella (1955)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »
18. Politiki kouzina (2003)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »
AKA Politiki kouzina
19. Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei (2004)
170 min | Drama, History, Romance
This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. Among these people are two small ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,496 | Gross: $0.02M
AKA To Livadi pou
20. Young Aphrodites (1963)
88 min | Drama, Romance
During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of the woman will yield under the omnipotence of the carnal instinct.
AKA Mikres Aphrodites