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The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (To thávma tis thálassas ton Sargassón)

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  • Director: Syllas Tzoumerkas
  • Producer(s): Maria Drandaki
  • Screenwriter(s): Youla Boudali, Syllas Tzoumerkas
  • Main Cast: Angeliki Papoulia, Youla Boudali
  • Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden
  • Language(s): Subtitled
  • Year: 2019

Ambitious police captain Elisabeth (Angeliki Papoulia) is drowning in drink and the mundane small-town community where she was forcibly transferred. Rita (Youla Boudali) guts eels for a living whilst attempting to fade into the background, unlike her flamboyant, nightclub-owning brother. But a mysterious death soon upends both their lives and the community, forcing the two women together. Featuring an incendiary performance from Papoulia, in a script co-written by Boudali, this taut thriller intricately weaves both the mystery and the mysterious. SE
Photo: © Kiki Papadopoulou

Official Selection, Berlin International Film Festival, 2019

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The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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