• Original Title Whack
  • Year: 2015
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Greece
  • Duration: 13'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Σύνη Παππά/Syni Pappa
  • Cinematography: Ολυμπία Μυτιληναίου/Olympia Mytilinaiou
  • Editing: Στάμος Δημητρόπουλος/Stamos Dimitropoulos
  • Sound: Παναγιώτης Παρασκευαϊδης/Panagiotis Paraskevaidis
  • Cast: Μαρία Σκουλά/Maria Skoula, Δήμητρα Βλαγκοπούλου/Dimitra Vlagopoulou, Γιούλικα Σκαφιδά/Youlika Skafida, Κώστας Νικούλι/Kostas Nikouli, Στάθης Αποστόλου/Stathis Apostolou, Παύλος Ιορδανόπουλος/Pavlos Iordanopoulos, Άρης Μπαλής/Aris Balis, Μανώλης Τσαμπάλας/Manolis Tsabalas, Γιώργος Πυρπασόπουλος/Yorgos Pyrpassopoulos
  • Production: Μάρια Ρεπούση/Maria Repousi, Σύνη Παππά/Syni Pappa, Margot Filmhouse
  • Co-production: Ελληνικό Κέντρο Κινηματογράφου/Greek Film Centre, Kinematograf, Wholewave, Yafka
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: English, French, Greek, German
  • Format: DCP
  • Print Source: Μαρία Ρεπούση/Maria Repousi
From Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 23:15 until Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 23:59
At Iera odos Str. 48, Postal Code 104 35 Kerameikos, Athens Categories: Προβολές Ταινιοθήκης Tags: Εκδηλώσεις - Φεστιβάλ, 12ο ΦΠΚΑ


In Athens in the near future, people commit suicide one after another, while suicide is prosecuted as a heinous crime. The state is taking draconian measures of repression, but the suicides insist, despite the risk of being arrested and imprisoned for life in breeding camps. A twenty-four hour wandering in the setting of a dystopian metropolis, where the heroes try to fulfill their need for death.

Syni Pappas was born in Cologne and finished school in Serres. She studied film in London and ballet and social anthropology in Athens. Her short films have been screened and awarded internationally at many important festivals. She lives in Berlin where she works as a director, screenwriter and screenwriting consultant.

Olympia Mytilinaiou is a renowned and awarded cinematographer, based in Athens. Born and raised in Northern Greece, at the foot of Mount Olympus, from an early age she developed a passion and understanding for natural light. After working as a camera assistant in cinema for several years, she began her career as a cinematographer in 1999. Since then, she has made many feature and short films, documentaries, TV commercials, corporate and music videos, video art and more. Most of her film productions have premiered at many acclaimed film festivals around the world.

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