Brides

Νύφες

Summer of 1922. Photographer Norman Harris and Niki are sailing to America aboard the same ship. Norman in first class and Niki in third, together with some 700 other brides.They all carry the photograph of a bridegroom they have never met in their little trunks as well as their bridal gown. Norman is touched when he sees the brides in third class. Niki is the one who makes the greatest impression on him. Gradually, they get to know each other and fall in love.The transatlantic liner "SS King Alexander" sails into New York harbor. On deck, the epilogue of the Niki-Norman relationship is played out. Brides is a story about strong emotions, about dilemmas, about conscience, about a responsible attitude. It is about the little moments, the glances, the touches, the "yeses" and the "nos" that count in life.

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Direction: Pantelis Voulgaris
Script: Ioanna Karystiani
Cinematography: Y.Arvanitis
Editing: T. Yannopoulos
Sound: N. Papadimitriou
Actors: Damian Lewis, Victoria Haralambidou, Αndréa Ferréol, Evi Saoulidou, Steven Berkoff, D. Katalifos
Production: Cappa Productions, Defina Film Productions, KG Productions, Alco Films, Cinegram, GFC, C.L. Productions, Odeon, Alpha TV, Lexicon, Filmnet
Producers: Barbara de Fina, P. Voulgaris, Τerry Dougas
Costumes: D. Zarifis, E. Nathena
Sets: D. Katsikis
Format: 35mm
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2004
Duration: 122΄

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.

Filmography

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