THE ETERNAL RETURN OF ANTONIS PARASKEVAS
by Elina Psykou
Greece 2013, 88 min
The story of a hero of our time
Antonis arrives at a hotel resort by the sea. It is wintertime, the hotel is closed and Antonis drifts around alone. He has a lot of time to kill. Until television announces the disappearance of the famous TV host Antonis Paraskevas…
Special Jury Orpheus Award-Opera Prima - LA Greek FF 2014
Best Actor Award ex aequo (Christos Stergioglou) & FIPRESCI Award for a Film in the Greek Films 2013 section - Thessaloniki IFF 2013,
Best Work in Progress - Karlovy Vary 2012
World Premiere: Berlinale Forum 2013
Italian Premiere: Milano FF 2013
North American Premiere: Toronto IFF 2013
Cast & Crew
Christos Stergioglou, Maria Kallimani, Giorgos Souxes, Theodora Tzimou, Syllas Tzoumerkas
Giorgos Karnavas, Guanaco Film Production
Born in Athens, Greece in 8/3/1977, Elina studied Film Direction at Lykourgos Stavrakos Film School and Sociology at Panteion University, both in Athens. She continued her studies receiving her MA (D.E.A) in Cultural History in Paris, France (E.H.E.S.S). In 2007, she participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus.
She has written and directed two short films and she has also directed TV spots for the National Greek Opera. Her first feature film as a director, "The eternal return of Antonis Paraskevas", has recently received the first award of the Works in Progress section in Karlovy Vary IFF.
She is a partner at GUANACO Film Production Company.