13 user 3 critic

The Other Me (2016)

Eteros ego (original title)
A professor of criminology tries to solve five completely unrelated murders whose only link is quotes from Pythagoras. Alongside him on this journey is a maths professor.


Sotiris Tsafoulias


Pigmalion Dadakaridis (story editor), Tefkros Mihailidis (story editor) | 2 more credits »
4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »


Learn more

More Like This 

Eteros Ego - Hamenes Psyches (TV Mini-Series 2019)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.

Stars: Pigmalion Dadakaridis, Petros Lagoutis, Spiros Papadopoulos
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Three men, Nick, Jim and Alexander, meet in a small traditional coffee shop outside Athens by chance and they start chatting about women. The owner of the coffee shop Mr. Plato joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Sotiris Tsafoulias
Stars: Antonis Antoniou, Vladimiros Kiriakidis, Pigmalion Dadakaridis
Extended Play (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Tasos dies in a car accident, but he is given five more minutes of life to use them as he wishes.

Director: Giannis Xanthopoulos
Stars: Vassilis Haralambopoulos, Panayiota Vlanti, Fanis Mouratidis
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »

Director: Tassos Boulmetis
Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.

Director: Nikos Koutelidakis
Stars: Giannis Bezos, Yannis Stankoglou, Antinoos Albanis
What If... (2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: Christopher Papakaliatis
Stars: Christopher Papakaliatis, Marina Kalogirou, Giorgos Konstadinou
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Seven friends meet up for dinner on a full moon Friday night and deep secrets will come to the surface, shaking their lives and threatening their relationships.

Director: Thodoris Atheridis
Stars: Thodoris Atheridis, Smaragda Karydi, Alkis Kourkoulos
Tzamaika (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Akis drives a taxi trying to make do with his debts. Timos is a famous TV presenter who lives every day as if it was his last. Akis and Timos, very close as young brothers but alienated in ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Morfonios
Stars: Hovik Karampetian, Nikoleta Kotsailidou, Fanis Mouratidis
10i entoli (2004–2015)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Stories of ordinary people that at a crucial point of their lives cross the limits in a shocking way.

Stars: Antonis Antoniou, Hristos Tripodis, Giorgos Souxes
The Island (2009)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The death of a prominent citizen reveals the corruption that festers behind closed doors on a seemingly serene Greek island.

Director: Christos Dimas
Stars: Eleni Kastani, Elissavet Konstantinidou, Vladimiros Kiriakidis
Worlds Apart (2015)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In modern-day Greece, while socioeconomic turmoil ravages Southern Europe, three distinct stories unfold, each representing a different generation of Greeks in love with a foreigner, each story coming together in the end to form a whole.

Director: Christopher Papakaliatis
Stars: J.K. Simmons, Maria Kavoyianni, Andrea Osvárt
In the Nick of Time (2005–2007)
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Five strangers witness the death of a former government official in an elevator of a luxurious hotel and they soon find themselves tangled in a huge mystery.

Stars: Smaragda Karydi, Elissavet Konstantinidou, Giorgos Kapoutzidis


Cast overview, first billed only:
Pigmalion Dadakaridis ... Professor Dimitris Lainis
Dimitris Katalifos ... Aristotelis Adamantinos
Manos Vakousis ... Lieutenant Colonel Apostolos Barasopoulos
Ioanna Kolliopoulou ... Sofia
François Cluzet ... Marcel de Chaff
Kora Karvouni ... Danai
Anna Kalaitzidou ... Kleio Rapti
Giorgos Chrysostomou ... Manthos Kozoros
Vangelis Alexandris ... Tony Marnelis
Iason Papamatthaiou Iason Papamatthaiou ... Giorgos Efthymiou
Ilias Petropouleas ... Lainis's Father
Vassilis Risvas Vassilis Risvas ... Coroner
Stathis Kallidis Stathis Kallidis ... Spyros
Despina Tsafoulia Despina Tsafoulia ... Danai (10 Years Old)
Athanasia Rokka Athanasia Rokka ... Kleio (10 Years Old)


A professor of criminology tries to solve five completely unrelated murders whose only link is quotes from Pythagoras. Alongside him on this journey is a maths professor.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


If You Want the Answers, Stop Thinking About the Questions. See more »






Greek | French

Release Date:

19 January 2017 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

The Other Me See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


The film had a theatrical release in January 2017, but the director withdrew it a few weeks later, after some suspicions arose that a murder of a taxi driver may have been inspired by the film. Some months later, the director uploaded the film on YouTube. See more »


At the last scene, when Dimitris opens the envelope and takes out the necklace, on the next shot, he also holds in his left hand the photo which was in the envelope without ever taking it out. See more »


Untitled Track
Written & performed by Dimitris Vachaviolos (as Dim Vach)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

An interesting character in an interesting story told through some good direction
12 February 2017 | by sosmetallinSee all my reviews

Eteros Ego is the story of Dimitris Lainis, a criminologist who is asked to help the police with the case of a serial killer who leaves behind quotes of Pythagoras. Rarely do we see a Greek movie like this one, but I won't go too soft on it just because of this fact. So, is Eteros Ego really worth your time?

Let's begin with the pros. Before watching, I was expecting a completely story-driven movie. However, I was happy to realize that the movie is not just about an intriguing criminal case and how it was solved, but also about how it affects our protagonist combined with some personal problems. In fact, it's more about the second one. And that wouldn't work unless Dimitris' character was so well- fleshed out. That's thanks to Pigmalion Dadakaridis's performance and careful direction which explains his character through visual details. What also kept me engaged was the sense of danger. It was clear that the killer was intelligent and careful, but the direction offered us some really intense scenes. The cinematography was also pretty good. Just by a few specific takes you can tell that a considerable amount of effort was put. I said I don't want to go too soft on it just because it's a Greek crime movie but I can't help being amazed by the Hollywood- level make-up. Major props to the make-up team! However, the movie has also a few weaknesses. The first complaint I have is related to the characters. While all the performances are generally OK or good, the problem comes from the script. At some points dialogue sounds unnatural, but, at least, it doesn't happen too much. My main problem is about the police lieutenant, who is clearly there just to ask the questions we the audience need to know. Apart from that he is kind of useless and the least interesting character. Finally, I found the ending somewhat forced. At first I was really surprised, but then I found myself not being so emotionally invested as I was hoping to.

Final verdict: Eteros Ego is actually worth your time. Even if you like the ending or not, Dimitris is an interesting character in an interesting story told through some good direction.

37 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 13 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed