Five Shillings Naylon

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64th TIFF: World Premiere

Cyprus, 1940s. A couple, outlaws and hunted, arrive at a secluded mill house. The man leaves the distraught woman in the hands of the miller and runs off. As the young woman is cared for by the miller, love and affection grows between them. Their tranquillity is violently disrupted when her husband and those who are after show up at the mill house.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Christos Siopahas
Script: Christos Siopahas
Cinematography: Vladimir Subotic
Editing: Sotires Christou, Christos Siopahas
Sound: Marco Lopez
Actors: Christopher Greco, Christie Papadopoulou, Yorgos Kyriakou, Yannis Kokkinos, Stelios Andronikou, Koulis Nicolaou, Marios Gerou, Polivios Kokkinos, Katerina Misichroni, Margarita Zachariou, Lenia Sorokou
Production: AMP Filmworks
Producers: Marios Piperides, Marios Petrondas
Costumes: Stefanos Athienitis
Sets: Stefanos Athienitis
Make Up: Kyriaki Melidou
Format: DCP
Color: B/W
Production Country: Cyprus
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 117'
Contact: AMP Filmworks (

Christos Siopahas

Christos Siopahas (1947–2019) was a Cypriot film, stage, and television director. He studied Political Science and Theatre in Athens and film directing at the State Institute of Cinema in Moscow. Some of his feature films include Red Thursday, The Wing of a Fly, and The Descend of the Nine.


1979 There is a Star
1980 Harita Madoles is Standing Next to Me
1984 The Descent of the Nine
1987 The Time of Reality (doc)
1988 Mauthausen (doc)
1989 Charilaos Florakis – The Portrait of a Leader (doc)
1993 1940 and Cyprus (doc)
1995 The Wing of the Fly
2000 Money and Banks (doc)
2003 Red Thursday
2022 Five Shilling Naylon