ATHOS

By Peter BARDEHLE, Andreas MARTIN

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Documentary - Completed 2016

Mount Athos on a peninsula off the cost of Greece is one of Europe's last remaining secrets: a monks' republic. Access to women is strictly denied and in order to keep unwanted tourists out, visas are granted only to pilgrims and workers.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GREEK
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Peter BARDEHLE, Andreas MARTIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Peter BARDEHLE (Vidicom)
    • Synopsis
    • For the first time, a filmmaker was given access to all forms of monastic life on the holy mountain. Peter Bardehle and Andreas Martin undertake a spiritual journey in poetic, big pictures for cinema with only monks telling about their life without any commentary and 2 hours aiming at prime time TV audiences driven by narration and strong characters.
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