When Tomatoes Met Wagner

Όταν ο Βάγκνερ συνάντησε τις ντομάτες

With humor and originality, two cousins and five women from a village in the region of Thessaly in central Greece, confront the globalized economy with a tomato at hand. With a little help from Wagner, whose music they play on the speakers they set in their fields, as well as the stories they tell to build strength, they attempt to break into the market by organically growing an aged tomato seed. Marianna Economou seems to know the recipe for a documentary that makes you cry and laugh while recognizing the parallel paths of the people who live in the turmoil of a universal ecological and social crisis, in the country’s official submission at the 95th Oscars.

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Direction: Marianna Economou
Script: Marianna Economou
Cinematography: Argyris Tsepelikas, Marianna Economou, Dimitris Kordelas
Editing: Evgenia Papageorgiou
Sound: Aris Kafentzis, Yannis Adypas
Production: Anemon Productions, Stefi & Lynx Productions
Producers: Rea Apostolides, Yuri Averof, Spyros Mavrogenis
Co-production: COSMOTE TV
Format: Digital File
Color: Color, B/W
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 72΄
Distribution in Greece: CineDoc (info@cinedoc.gr)
Contact: Anemon Productions, info@anemon.gr

Marianna Economou


2009 Bells, Threads and Miracles
2013 Food for Love
2015 The Longest Run
2018 Fragments
2019 When Tomatoes Met Wagner
2021 The Greek Bar Jacket
2024 Unclaimed