Green Sea

Πράσινη θάλασσα

61st TIFF: European premiere

Anna has lost her memory but she hasn’t forgotten how to cook. One night she shows up in a working class neighborhood.There she meets Roula and gets a job as a cook and a place to stay at his shabby seaside tavern. In the kitchen, amidst the scents of spices and old forgotten recipes, Anna struggles to rebuild her past. Her simple but delicious food awakens memories for the regulars who in turn help her to reconnect with herself. The story takes an unexpected turn when Roula discovers Anna’s true identity.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Angeliki Antoniou
Script: Angeliki Antoniou, inspired by the novel “ Gia na dei ti Thalassa” by Evgenia Fakinou
Cinematography: Dionysis Efthymiopoulos
Editing: Dimitris Peponis
Sound: Nikos Papadimitriou, Nils Gradlowsky, Kostas Fylaktidis
Music: Minos Matsas
Actors: Angeliki Papoulia, Yannis Tsortekis, Tasos Palatzidis, Christos Kontogeorgis, Meletis Georgiadis, Stefanos Kosmidis, Vaso Iatropoulou, Anastasia Dendia, Fivos Papakostas, Anneta Papathanasiou
Production: Inkas Films
Producers: Lilette Botassi, Angeliki Antoniou
Co-production: Greek Film Centre, ERT , Jost Hering Filme (Berlin), Angeliki Antoniou Filmproduktion (Berlin), EKOME SA
Co-producers: Jost Hering
Sets: Michalis Samiotis
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece, Germany
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 95'
Contact: Angeliki Antoniou
Awards/Distinctions: Audience Award – 8th Film Filmfestival Kitzbühel

Angeliki Antoniou

Director, screenwriter, producer, has a degree in architecture from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and in film direction from the DFFB (German Film and Television Academy in Berlin). She lives between Berlin and Athens. She has directed feature films and documentaries. Her films have been screened and awarded in prestigious international festivals (Locarno, Berlinale, Moscow, Montreal , Palm Springs, Göteborg, Thessaloniki, Cinemed etc) and distributed world-wide. Her acclaimed film “Eduart” participated in over 50 festivals worldwide, was selected by the EFA for the 2007 European Film Awards and it was Greece's submission for Best Foreign Film 2008. Angeliki created the Angeliki Antoniou Filmproduktion, an independent Production Company based in Berlin.


1987 Persephone (Short)
1989 Prisoners of the Sea (doc)
1992 Donusa
1996 Dances of the Night (doc)
1997 Nights, Gambled Away
2006 Eduart
2020 The Unknown Athenians (doc)
2020 Green Sea