Petrina hronia (Stone Years) (1985)

 

 

Director:     Pantelis Voulgaris

Starring:     Themis Bazaka (Eleni), Dimitris Katalifos (Babis), Maria Martika (Eleni's Mother), Eirini Inglesi (Nkos Birbilis), Ilias Katevas (Tanos Grammenos), Penelope Pitsouli (Woman in Train), Marika Tziralidou, Tasos Ramsis, Michalis Boyaridis, Yannis Evdaimon, Tasos Palatzidis, Kostas Kleftogiannis, Vassilis Vassilakis.

A couple is separated by the Greek Civil War. While handing out anti-government leaflets, Eleni (Themis Bazaka) meets Babis (Dimitris Katalifos) who have a short relationship. Eleni is jailed for her political activity. In prison she gives birth to a child, who she has to raise in prison. When the dictatorship finally ends, Eleni finds herself with her child’s father, a person she hardly knows.

 

Patrick Louis Cooney, Ph. D.

 


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