The Arm Wrestler

Ο Χειροπαλαιστής

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Panayiotis is a 30-year-old champion at arm wrestling and owner of a tavern in a remote Greek village. On the occasion of a forthcoming arm-wrestling fight in Athens and his training for it, the film builds the portrait of a young man who shifts daily between his dreams and the reality of life in the Greek countryside.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Yorgos Goussis
Script: Yorgos Goussis
Cinematography: Yorgos Koutsaliaris
Editing: Yorgos Goussis, Yorgos Koutsaliaris
Sound: Yorgos Goussis
Music: Panayiotis Pantazis
Production: OH MY DOG!
Producers: Fotini Economopoulou, Vasso Patrouba, Sofia Dimopoulou
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 22΄
Contact: Fotini Economopoulou,
Awards/Distinctions: 2nd Best Short Film Prize – Athens IFF 2019

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