Jimmy the tiger

Τζίμης ο Τίγρης

"Jimmy the Tiger" is a family man of great physical strength, who makes a living by giving improvised performances on the streets of Athens. One day, he is approached by young German woman who asks his permission to photograph him for a newspaper story she's doing. The two of them will become close and will end up spending the night together in a hotel. The following morning, Jimmy will be accused of trying to rob the young woman...

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Direction: Pantelis Voulgaris
Script: Pantelis Voulgaris
Cinematography: Dinos Katsouridis
Editing: Dinos Katsouridis
Actors: Spyros Kalogirou, Marilyse Preisler, Nassos Katakouzinos, Stavros Konstantarakos, Costas Vrettakos, Theo Angelopoulos
Producers: Pantelis Voulgaris
Format: 35mm
Color: B&W
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 1966
Duration: 14΄
Awards/Distinctions: Awards: Best short fiction film and an honorary distinction for best actor at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. Greek Film Critics' Guild award. Industry Ministry's State award.

Pantelis Voulgaris

He was born in Athens in 1940. He studied Film Direction at the Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos in Athens and after his graduation, he worked as an assistant director on many films. His films have received numerous international awards. His film Little England was the official entry of Greece for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.


1966 Jimmy the Tiger (short)
1972 The Engagement of Anna
1973 The Great Love Songs (doc)
1976 Happy Day
1980 Eleftherios Venizelos
1981 Karolos Koun (doc)
1985 Stone Years
1987 Yannis Ritsos (doc)
1988 The Striker with the Number 9
1991 Quiet Days in August
1995 Acropol
1998 It's a Long Road
2004 Brides
2009 Soul Deep
2013 Little England
2017 The Last Note