Balkan Dox

The City and the City

Ι Póli ke i Póli

Greece
2021 — 87' / Color, Black & White

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Synopsis

The untold story of the life and perils of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki, in six chapters. The past and the present of a city, meet and converge at its cracks.

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Director Biography

Christos Passalis was born in 1978 in Thessaloniki, Greece. As an actor in cinema, he participated in Yorgos Lanthimos’s Dogtooth (2009), Syllas Tzoumerkas’ Homeland (2010) and The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (2019), Vardis Marinakis’ Black Field (2010) and Fiona Tan’s History’s Future (2014). Syllas Tzoumerkas was born in 1978 in Thessaloniki, Greece. His feature debut, Homeland, had its world premiere at the Venice Critics’ Week in 2010. His sophomore, A Blast, premiered in competition at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2014 and his third, The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea, at the Berlinale Panorama in 2019.

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Director

Christos Passalis

Syllas Tzoumerkas

Producer

Maria Drandaki

Cinematographer

Simos Sarketzis

Editor

Yorgos Zafiris

Sound

Costas Varybobiotis

Persefoni Miliou

Contact

Homemade Films
Mnisikleous 12, 10556
Athens, Greece
+30 210 3238327
[email protected]