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A masterpiece, a dystopian study on love and death
Extremely romantic, given in a tough unusual way.
G. Kanakis, 01 Magazine
The masterpiece of Dimitri Athanitis
A film like a dream.
Javier Melentez, Sevilla
No Sympathy For The Devil is a modern version of Orpheus and Eurydice.
A romance in extremes set at a dystopian future in the heart of the city of Athens.
Shot in black and white film, it is a classic, a cult film in Greek filmography.
Best Actress Award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Art Distinction of Ministry of Culture
Golden Alexander, nominated as Best Film at Thessaloniki IFF
Dimitri Athanitis nominated as Best Director at Thessaloniki IFF
No Sympathy For The Devil in it's final cut 2017 edition had it's premiere at the anniversary 30th Athens European Panorama. That was also a 20 years anniversary for the film, after it's first premiere at Thessaloniki IFF 1997, where it was elected to represent Greece at the International Competition.
After being released from prison, Eurydice gets a job as a waitress but also as a naked model for a mysterious photographer who blackmails her. Orpheus, a cashier at a super market meets her by chance and falls for her at once. When he loses her, he shall travel all the way to hell, to get her back
Director / Writer / Producer: Dimitri Athanitis
Production: DNA Films, Greek Film Center
Distribution, Greece: New Star
Cinematography: Panos Theofanopoulos
Music: Giorgos Bilikas, Maria Balaska
Art direction: Assi Dimitroulopoulou
Editing: Dimitri Athanitis, Stamatis Magoulas, Stathis Plotas
Sound design: Dimitri Athanitis, Stathis Plotas
Kostas Kazanas (cashier)
Lena Kitsopoulou (Eurydice)
Giorgos Kotanidis (Police officer-Devil)
Panos Thanasoulis (Brother)
Yiannis Bostantzoglou (track driver A)
Takis Vamvakidis (track driver B)
Zaharenia Athitaki (waitress)
Zano Konstantinidis (hotel employee)
Vasilis Giavris (taxi driver)
Dimitris Katsimanis (man with camera)
Giorgos Bilikas (freak)
Lia Mougogianni (woman in the club)
Panos Vittorakis (the go between)
Nikos Xatzis (Aria)
Dimitri Athanitis (photographer)
Yorgos Kagialedakis (club entrance)
Thodoris Tryfonas (club receptionist)
Nikos Triandafyllidis (hospital)