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What If... (2012)

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Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will ... See full summary »

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Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)

Writer:

Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Papakaliatis ... Dimitris (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
Marina Kalogirou ... Hristina
Giorgos Konstadinou ... Antonakis Kokovikos
Maro Kodou Maro Kodou ... Elenitsa Kokovikou
Maria Solomou ... Maria
Fanis Mouratidis ... Giorgos
Akilas Karazisis ... Panagiotis
Takis Spiridakis ... Spyros
Tasos Iordanidis ... Giannis
Themis Bazaka ... Dimitris' Mother
Vassilis Haralambopoulos ... Vasilis (as Vassilis Charalambopoulos)
Jackie ... Monaxia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ioli Angelopoulou Ioli Angelopoulou ... Eleni (3 years old)
Dimitra Bithara Dimitra Bithara ... Woman
Anthi Evelina Anthi Evelina ... Eleni (8 years old)
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Storyline

Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will change everything. His roommate is a female German Shepherd called Lonesome. One night, Lonesome wants to be taken out. Demetris tries to change her mind but Lonesome insists Its at this moment that he comes to a decision. If Demetris goes out he will meet Christina, the love of his life. If he stays in, he will not meet her. Does true love exist? What is the impact of a severe economic crisis on people and how can the crisis destroy a couple? One story shown from two different angles. Written by Anonymous

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A love story in a changing world.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

29 November 2012 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

What If... See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie uses an old couple, Eleni and Antonis (Maro Kontou and Giorgos Konstantinou) as narrators. This same old couple where the stars in the 1965 movie "the woman must fear the man" , a classic Greek movie. See more »

Connections

Features And the Woman Shall Fear Her Husband (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No 7 A-Dur Op. 92
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Carlos Kleiber & Wiener Philharmoniker
Polydor INternational GmbH
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Strong Emotions
1 December 2012 | by llaertisSee all my reviews

Being a Greek myself i must say i'm pretty disappointed by Greece's efforts towards the seventh art the last couple of decades. Unfortunately Greece's golden age, in my opinion, stopped at late 70's to early 80's. However this, i must say, is a sparkle in the mud of the industry. Christoforos Papakaliatis being a director, writer and leading actor did a fine job being all three of them. He conducted a modern movie touching sensitive matters in Greece nowadays, like unemployment does, mixing them with the never aging love cliché. What matters in the end are the emotions you have leaving the movie, and those were strong.


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