Marios Giannakou – Chasing the Impossible

Marios Giannakou – Chasing the Impossible

24th TDF: World Premiere

From a chain-smoking self-exiled couch potato, Marios Giannakou became the youngest athlete ever to run cross country the “Al Marmoom” (the longest desert marathon in the world) reminding us that nothing is impossible to achieve.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Maria Giannouli
Script: Maria Giannouli
Cinematography: Stelios Pissas
Editing: Eftychia Iosifidou
Sound: Panos Papadimitriou
Production: ERT SA
Producers: Eleftherios Fylaktos
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 28΄
Distribution in Greece: ERT SA (Lefteris Fylaktos,
Contact: ERT SA (Lefteris Fylaktos,

Maria Giannouli


1995 Illusions (short)
1996 No Woman, No Cry (short)
2002 Athinas St. 12 am (short)
2008 Agora 11 am (short)
2011 Survivors (short)
2014 Samios (short)
2017 Adelfia Tade (short)
2017 Charlotte Rampling – Notebooks (short)
2019 Philip Roth – Notebooks (short)
2021 Marios Giannakou – Chasing the Impossible
2022 Nicolas and Maria