22/05/2009 18:32


Greece/Albania, 2007, 83 min.
Director: Thanos Anastopulos
Cast: Giorgos Symeonidis, Ornela Kapetani, Savina Alimani, Nikos Georgakis, Buyar Alimani
Awards: Best Actor, Titra Film Award, Geneva Cinéma Tout Ecran, 2008; Best Screenplay, Greek Competition Award, Thessaloniki Film Festival, 2007; Nominations: Golden Alexander, Thessaloniki Film Festival, 2007.

Visitors of Cinema City Film and Media Festival will have the opportunity, as part of BALKAN BOX/SFF HIGHLIGHTS selection, to watch a wide-screen projection of the multi-award winning film Correction (Diorthosi) by Greek director Thanos Anastopulos.

The film tells a story about urban chaos which reflects on the protagonist's courageous inner quest for national identity and feeling of responsibility. The protagonist is a former convict who wonders in the streets of Athens where emigrants and excluded members of society live. While looking for a job, he tries to connect with the people he used to know, avoiding those who belong to his dark past. He encounters a girl and a woman and he begins to follow them. Who are they to him? Were the three of them a family once...?