A grandson returns to his ancestors’ village for the winter. A grandfather returns from death to see his grandson for one last time. A village that is unable to cope with the returns that occurred out of love.

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Direction: Nikos Avgoustidis
Script: Nikos Avgoustidis
Cinematography: Ramon Malapetsa
Editing: Thodoris Armaos
Sound: Antipas Yannis
Music: Eleftherios Veniadis
Actors: Mikes Glykas, Stelios Makrias
Production: 2|D|2|R, Greek Film Center, ERT, Filmo2
Producers: Konstantinos Baliotis, Andrea Mourati, Olivier Chantriaux, Luca Cabriolu, Philippe Bosse
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 20'
Contact: Manifest (Anais Colpin, anais@manifest.pictures)

Nikos Avgoustidis

He was born on the island of Chios, Greece, and studied Medicine and Film. His graduation film Ummi participated in international film festivals (Palm Springs, Odense, Regensburg, etc.) and received the award for Best New Director in Drama International Shor Film Festival and MedFilm in Rome. Apallou is his second short film, while he is currently developing his first feature film Mangareva, which is already supported by the Greek Film Center.


2016 Ummi (short)
2021 Apallou (short)