MINOR FREEDOMS

MIKRES ELEFTHERIES

By Costas ZAPAS

NET FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2008

A violent man in the highlands of the Greek province traffics emigrants and young hookers from the Balkan countries.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • GREECE, DENMARK
    • Languages
    • GREEK
    • Duration
    • 82 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Costas ZAPAS
    • Writer(s)
    • Costas ZAPAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Gregory ATHANASIOU (MINUS PICTURES)
    • Synopsis
    • - “AN UNORTHODOX, CUTTING EDGE TALE ON FAMILY RELATIONS”
      SCREEN DAILY
      -- “A MASTERPIECE CINEMATOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF GREECE THAT NO-ONE HAS DARED TO DESCRIBE WITH THE SAME ‘SURGICAL’ BRUTALITY”
      FILMGALLERY
      - “WILD ANIMASL IN A MODERN SOCIETY’S CAGE: MINOR FREEDOMS REMINDS US HOW POWERFUL A WEAPON ART CAN BE WHEN MADE BY EXCEPTIONALLY TALENTED FILMMAKERS”
      CINEUROPA
      SYNOPSIS
      A violent man in the highlands of the Greek province traffics emigrants and young hookers from the Balkan countries. The man doesn’t dare to prostitute his teenage daughter, Fanny. Fanny, addicted to drugs now and mentally quite invalid, does not resist to the violence of her father and works for him as a prostitute. Thus the father wishes to prostitute also and his young son, Christos. Immature and still enclaved in the violence of his father, Christos has a suicidal behavior. Between the brother and the sister appears inevitably herotism. They have only each other. But no one of them however admits it. And none of them both can still do something for the other. Fanny collapses day by day. The father continues reigning. His younger son, Christos, however resists. After the puberty, the hour of succession comes for a man. He denies his prostitution from his father. But in the kingdom of the father, the last word belongs to the king …
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