Patision Avenue

Country:
Greece
Genres:
Short Fiction
Producer:
Ioanna Bolomyti
Language:
Greek
Length:
12 min
Writer:
Thanasis Neofotistos
Year:
2018

Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she learns that her young son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.

Thanasis Neofotistos
Thanasis Neofotistos

director

Director's statement

“PATISION AVENUE is my attempt to understand my mother; a creature of admirable sensitivity, torn between her female nature, stereotypes about women and her true desires. What I can now see is that she tried hard winning battles but losing others. As a Filmmaker this short was my personal Everest; a demanding single-long-take-shot in central Athens.”

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