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Distinction for Greek Film at Cannes

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The Greek film Kynodontas (“Dogtooth”), by Giorgios Lanthimos was named best film in the Cannes Film Festival new talent section (“Un certain regard” Prize.) It is the first major distinction for a Greek film at Cannes since Theo Angelopoulos won the Palme d’Or in 1998 for his film “Eternity and a day.”

Kathimerini daily: Greek win at Cannes

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Greek Screening at Cannes

(GREEEK NEWS AGENDA)   The Cannes Film Festival opens its gates for its 62nd edition from May 13 to 24. Greece will be represented by Giorgos Lanthimos’ film titled “Dogtooth” in the “Un Certain Regard” section.  The film tells the story of a mysterious family living in a house outside the city, where the children have no contact with the outside world. Thirty-six-year-old director Giorgos Lanthimos has so far filmed three movies and one of them – “Kinetta” – was selected for 2005 Berlin Festival’s Forum, the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for the Thessaloniki International Film Festival’s “Golden Alexander” (2005).  Greek Film Centre: Festival de Cannes- Dogtooth