5pm Seaside

5pm Seaside

On his 40th birthday, Nikos, a solitary truck driver, arrives on a remote beach. He’s there to meet his former lover, Christos, whom he hasn’t seen since their military days.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF63.

Direction: Valentin Stejskal
Script: Valentin Stejskal, Glykeria Patramani
Cinematography: Samir Ljuma
Editing: Martin Ivanov
Sound: Stelios Koupetoris, Fabio Schurischuster
Actors: Antonis Tsiotsiopoulos, Kimonas Kouris
Producers: Alisa Frischholz, Ioanna Petinaraki, Valentin Stejskal, Samir Ljuma
Costumes: Dimitra Sourlantzi
Sets: Dimitra Sourlantzi
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Duration: 26΄
Contact: Alisa Frischholz (alisa.frischholz@web.de), Ioanna Petinaraki, ipetinaraki@yahoo.com
Awards/Distinctions: Golden Dionysus, Best Male Part (Antonis Tsiotsiopoulos)

Valentin Stejskal

Born in Vienna, Valentin grew up in the countryside and graduated from the Film & Media Academy in Graz, Austria, in 2014. With a diverse background in film, theater, and festival production, Valentin is an independent filmmaker and director of thirteen narrative short films. Since 2019, he partly lives in Athens, where he shot his latest short film, 5pm Seaside.


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