Behind the Haystacks

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63rd TIFF: World Premiere

A tragic incident on Greece's northern border strikes a local family of three, pushing them to face their own personal impasses, while having to deeply consider the price for their actions.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF63.

Direction: Asimina Proedrou
Script: Asimina Proedrou
Cinematography: Simos Sarketzis
Editing: Elektra Venaki
Sound: Nikos Papadimitriou, Elektra Venaki, Persefoni Miliou, Kostas Varympopiotis
Music: Marios Strofalis
Actors: Stathis Stamoulakatos, Lena Ouzounidou, Evgenia Lavda, Christos Kontogeorgis, Dina Mihailidou, Paschalis Tsarouhas
Production: Argonauts Productions, FICTION PARK, Sektor Film
Producers: Ioanna Bolomyti, Markus Halberschmidt, Vladimir Anastasov, Angela Nestorovska
Co-production: ERT SA, Atalante Productions SA, Greek Film Centre, EKOME SA, ZDF/Arte, Eurimages, North Macedonia Film Agency, MEDIA Creative Europe, SEE Cinema Network, DI.VI.PE.K. SA, Film Office Region of Central Macedonia
Costumes: Kiki Miliou
Sets: Edouardos Georgiou
Make Up: Dora Nazou
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece, Germany, North Macedonia
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 118΄
Distribution in Greece: Tanweer,
Contact: Argonauts Productions (Ioanna Bolomyti,

Crossroads Co-production Forum 2016

Asimina Proedrou

Asimina was born in 1982, in Athens, Greece. She is the director of the multi-awarded short film Red Hulk (2013) which won the Best Short Film Awards at the Drama IFF (2013) and the Athens IFF (2013) and it had its international premiere at the Clermont Ferrand IFF (2014).


2012 Facets of Loneliness (short)
2013 Red Hulk (short)
2022 Behind the Haystacks