Madalena (film)

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Madalena
Directed byDinos Dimopoulos
Produced byTheophanis A. Damaskinos
Victor G. Michaelides
Written byGiorgos Roussos
StarringAliki Vougiouklaki
CinematographyWalter Lassally
Edited byYanna Spyropoulou
Giorgos Tsaoulis
Release date
  • September 1960 (1960-09)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryGreece
LanguageGreek

Madalena (Greek: Μανταλένα) is a 1960 Greek comedy film directed by Dinos Dimopoulos. It was entered into the 1961 Cannes Film Festival;[1] the film won three awards in the 1st Thessaloniki Film Festival

Plot[edit]

A girl lives in a small Greek island of Aegean. Along with her multimember family lives from the job of her father who has a little boat that carries passengers to the opposite island; when her father dies, she has to take over her family and take care of her brothers and sisters. But the small society of the island doesn't see positively a woman which works. Despite the obstacles she doesn't give up. Frustrated from the difficulties, she decides to get married with a rich farmer of the island, but the love of her main competitor turns over the situation.[2]

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

List of awards and nominations[3]
Award Category Recipients and nominees Result
1st Thessaloniki Film Festival Best Screenplay Giorgos Roussos Won
Best Leading Actress Aliki Vougiouklaki Won
Best Supporting Actor Pantelis Zervos Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Madalena". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 21 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Mandalena". Tainiothiki.gr. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  3. ^ "awards 1960". Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Retrieved 8 March 2015.

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