Eurimages Will Fund Two Greek Co-productions

eurimagesTwo Greek co-production films are among the 20 film projects that secured funding from Eurimages. This was settled in a meeting that is under way in Vilnius of Lithuania from October 14-18. Eurimages had to choose from 31 film projects of different productions.

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Lobster” is the title of the first Greek film project that secured 460,000 euro and Chrisanthos Pannikos’ “The green line’s story” is the second one that secured 180,000 euro.

“Lobster’s script is written by Yorgos Lanthimos himself and by Euthimis Filpou. The movie will be filmed in Ireland, and is one of the five film projects that were approved unanimously by Eurimages. The Greek film project “Lobster” secured the third biggest funding, and is an international co-production with the participation of Greece, Ireland, G. Britain, France and Netherlands.

The related press release says: “Lobster” is a love story that unfolds in a future of dystopia, when all lonely men are arrested and kept in hotel, as it is determined by city’s law. There, they must find a compatible partner within 45 days; if they don’t, they will be transformed into an animal of their choice and sent to live in the woods. A man manages to escape from the hotel, reaches the forest where the Loners live, and decides to join them. However, during his stay in the forest, he falls in love with a woman, which is against the rules of this peculiar society.

“The green line’s story” script is written by Chrisanthos Pannikos himself and is a Greek-Cypriot co-production. The shooting will take place in Cyprus, and is going to be completed in two cycles. The story unfolds in Cyprus and focuses on the relationship between a Greek, a Cypriot, and a Turkish Cypriot soldier.


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  1. I’m sure the 2 criminal gangs from PASOK & New Democracy Parties
    running this Government of Thieves, Liars & Crooks who created all these
    problems today nhave their eye on this money from funding from Eurimages too! It was PASOK & ND Parties who created Golden Dawn and the
    Far Left by their corrupt rule and mismanagement of Greece. (Akis
    Tzahadzopolous from PASOK is just one example of their corruption).

    1.) Why isn’t PASOK’s MP Venizelos in jail for hiding the Legarde List 2
    years in his home?

    2.) Why isn’t PASOK’s Finance MP Papconstantiou in jail for removing his
    relative’s names on the List?

    3.) What about PASOK & ND Parties still owing 250 million Euros to the
    Banks in phony loans they have not paid back yet?

    It seems to me the Gov’t and Press is using Golden Dawn as a
    “distraction” to take attention away from the Massive Crimes these
    two corrupt Parties have committed as well as Treason against the whole Greek
    nation after 39 years of corrupt rule!

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