funds, and two smoking trowels.
Bonds, funds, and two smoking trowels
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synopsis in English:
globalized futuristic adventure comedy where international financial
villains are plotting to build a global sweatshop of cheap labour in the
place of an important ancient monument in (still in 2020)
crisis-stricken Greece, and goofy archaeologists from various countries
want to stop them.
years before 2020, the Greek economy started showing signs of recovery
and the Chinese government made the mistake of investing in Greek bonds
and binding its stagnant economy to the “emerging” Greek economy.
However, Greece started going down again, taking China with it. As
European Finance Ministers together with the Greek government, which now
is a coalition of all the political parties in the country, are still
trying to figure out a solution to the Greek debt, the Chinese
government decided to help the Greek economy (and subsequently, Chinese
investments) by sending its citizens to Greece on compulsory holidays.
day before it is her turn to reluctantly go to Greece, XIU LIN, an
archaeologist who once lived in Greece with her boyfriend and colleague
KOSTAS but now works at the Chinese Ministry of Finance, accidentally
discovers an international plot of financial villains who are planning
to build a global sweatshop of cheap labour in the place of an important
ancient monument in Greece!
Athens, she discusses her discovery with her trusted PROFESSOR CHANG,
now the Director of the Chinese Archaeological Institute, who later
disappears mysteriously and is quickly replaced by the suspicious
Xiu Lin is being followed by a white limousine and two Chinese men in
black, she finds shelter at an excavation site with an international
group of goofy archaeologists, where she re-discovers her love for
archaeology, which she denounced after her relationship with Kostas
failed. She mingles with the international archaeological community in
Athens at the pub RED DRAGON, and they try to discover the plotters and
find Professor Chang.
Xiu Lin is accidentally reunited with Kostas who is still an immature
mommy’s boy, they overhear the conversation of some Greek and Chinese
politicians and businessmen who are part of the international plot, and
they are being chased by the Chinese men in black who were following
them all along! As Xiu Lin and Kostas are hiding, their conversation
wakes up Xiu Lin who finally snaps out of her crush for him. Realizing
she has been destroying her life by stoically accepting everything and
following directions by others, she decides to change course and take
Meanwhile, we learn the outrageous details of the international
financial conspiracy: in order to make space for the global sweatshop,
the plotters have made a deal to sell the ancient Temple of Hephaistos
to an off-globe company, the highly intelligent but innocent and unaware
extra-terrestrial inhabitants of planet Pluto!
their annual carnival party, the archaeologists find out that the
villains are about to teleport the Temple to planet Pluto and, led by
Xiu Lin, they decide to go after them. As they do, still in their
carnival costumes, they run into a big demonstration in front of the
Greek Parliament and try to take the crowd with them. The CNN reports
live, completely misunderstanding what is happening. Xiu Lin and some
others, arrive at the Temple and try to stop the teleportation and
release Professor Chang, who is held by Professor Chong and the
plotters! Soon the rest of the archaeologists arrive, together with the
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