SYNOPSIS

A couple hires a young migrant to be their surrogate mother and moves her to their beautiful villa. While the man is away for work, the woman and the girl start to bond and enjoy the couple's wealthy way of life. But behind her forced cheerfulness, the woman seems more and more depressed. After a confrontation with the girl, she goes for a drive. The same night, her husband gets a call: his wife is dead, her burned body was found in her wrecked car.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Alexandros Avranas born in Larissa in 1977. He studied at U.d.K Berlin.
His first feature film Without won 7 awards at the 49ο Thessaloniki International Film Festival (including Best Film, Best New Director, Best Actress, Best Photography) and was nominated for Best Cinematography at the Milano International Film festival.

His film Miss Violence won the Silver Lion for Best Director, a Coppa Volpi for Best Actor and 3 collateral awards at the 70th Venice Film Festival. Until now, the film has won 12 International awards including the Best Script award at 2013 Stockholm International Film Festival.

Alexandros Avranas has also made several short films, art films and documentaries.

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CAST

WomanEleni Roussinou
ManChristos Loulis
NeighborManos Vakousis
Surrogate mother Célestine Aposporis
AuntReni Pittaki
Insurance AgentNikos Hatzopoulos
Friend Maria Skoula
FriendPenelope Markopoulou
DoctorStefanos Kosmidis
NurseVicky Tsirou

CREDITS

DirectorAlexandros Avranas
WritersAlexandros Avranas, Kostas Peroulis
Director of PhotographyDavid Pimm
EditorChristos Giannakopoulos
Sound RecordistNikos Bouyioukos
Production DesignerJacqueline Abrahams
Costume DesignerEva Nathena
Sound MixingKostas Varympopiotis
Post Production2|35
ProducersChristos V. Konstantakopoulos, Kristina Larsen, Alexandros Avranas, Lelia Andronikou
Production CompaniesFaliro House Productions, Les Films de Lendemain, Blonde S.A. Ariona Hellas S.A. / Onassis Foundation
With the support of the Hellenic Broadcasting Commission
World SalesElle Driver