- O Drakos
O Drakos Directed by Nikos Koundouros Produced by Athens Film Company Written by Iakovos Kambanellis Starring Dinos Illiopoulos
Music by Manos Hadjidakis Cinematography Costas Theodorides Editing by Giorgos Tsaoulis Release date(s) 5 March 1956 Running time 85 minutes Country Greece Language Greek
O Drakos (1956) is a Greek black-and-white film directed by Nikos Koundouros. It won the award for best movie 1955-1959 in the first Thessaloniki Film Festival. It also took part in the Venice Film Festival.
O Drakos is unanimously recognized as one of the most important films in the history of the Greek cinema.
A simple man realizes that he looks like a criminal named "Drakos". The police are after him and he hides in a night club. Day by day, he identifies himself with "Drakos".
- Dinos Illiopoulos as Thomas
- Margarita Papageorgiou
- Yannis Argyris as Hondros
- Thanasis Veggos
- Anestis Vlahos
- Maria Lekaki
- Theodoros Andrikopoulos
- Frixos Nassou
- Andreas Douzos
- ^ Franzen, Jonathan, Freedom (A Novel), New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2010, pp. 96–8.
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