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Adults in the Room (2019)

Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. A new government rebels against the EU's iron-fisted rule and inspires millions of Europeans. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.

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Costa-Gavras

Writers:

Yanis Varoufakis (book), Costa-Gavras (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christos Loulis ... Yannis
Alexandros Bourdoumis Alexandros Bourdoumis ... Alexis
Ulrich Tukur ... Wolfgang
Daan Schuurmans ... Jeroen
Christos Stergioglou ... Sakis
Dimitris Tarloou Dimitris Tarloou ... Efklis (as Dimitris Tarlow)
Josiane Pinson Josiane Pinson ... Christine
Cornelius Obonya ... Wims
Vincent Nemeth Vincent Nemeth ... Michel
Aurélien Recoing ... Pierre
Alexandros Logothetis ... Manos
Thanos Tokakis Thanos Tokakis ... Yorgos
Themis Panou ... Siagas
George Lenz ... Troika Leader
Maria Protopappa ... Elena
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Provides an extraordinary account of low cunning at the heart of Greece's 2015 financial bailout. The more defiant the left-wing Syriza government became, the more it was met with intimidation from some or duplicitous reassurance from others. Written by Ulf Kjel Gür

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French visa # 150300. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, most of the depicted personalities are cited only with their first name : "Yanis", "Alexis", "Wolfgang", "Christine", "Emmanuel".... One notable difference is Jean-Claude Junkers who is cited as "Junkers". See more »

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Features Golden Dawn: A Personal Affair (2016) See more »

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A fight between the Greeks and the EU to resolve the financial crisis.
12 January 2020 | by impeyrules-54634See all my reviews

Interesting story about the greek financial crisis and the political struggles that were endured. Good insight into the struggles and flaws of the EU. Potentially quite a one sided view of things. Superb musical background.


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Country:

France | Greece

Language:

English | Greek | French | German

Release Date:

3 October 2019 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Comportarse como adultos See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Budget:

EUR6,580,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,021,200
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Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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