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10th London Greek Film Festival: 14-20 May 2017 - Films

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Smac by Elias Demetriou. 110. Greece. 2015. UK Premiere. Fiction Feature Film.

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Original Title: SMAC

English Title: SMAC

Greek Title: SMAC

Duration: 110

Country of origin: GREECE 

Director: ELIAS DEMETRIOU

Producer: ELIAS DEMETRIOU

Production Company / Companies: AMMOS FILMS, AUTHORWAVE, PROSENGHISI F&V, FALIRO HOUSE

Brief synopsis in English: SMAC or Second Mitochondrial Activator of Caspases is a protein that promotes cell death. Without this protein our cells become immortalised but unfortunatelly we die from the uncontrolled cell multiplication. Eleni is diagnosed with cancer. After the initial shock she takes the chance to have another look at her life.

Brief synopsis in Greek: Το SMAC (Second mitrochondrial activator of caspases) είναι μια πρωτεΐνη που που ρυθμίζει τον φυσιολογικό θάνατο των κυττάρων. Χωρίς αυτήν τα κύτταρα μας μένουν αθάνατα αλλλά δυστυχώς ο οργανισμός μας πεθαίνει από τον ανεξέλεγκτο πολλαπλασιασμό τους. Η Ελένη μαθαίνει ότι έχει καρκίνο. Μετά το πρώτο σοκ προσπαθεί να βάλει τη ζωή της σε μια τάξη...

Release Date: 2015

Original Format: DCP

Credits:
Direction-Screenplay-Editing: Elias Demetriou/ Cinematography: Pantelis Mantzanas/
Sound engineer: Dinos Kittou/ Music: Christina Georgiou/ Art Direction: Constantinos
Papageorgiou/ Costumes: Angeliki Panagiotou/ Make up: Alexandra Myta/ Production
Manager: Giorgos Zervas/ Sound designing: Aris Louziotis, Alexandros Sidiropoulos/
Sound Mixing: Kostas Varybopiots/ Producer: Elias Demetriou/ Production: Greek Film
Centre, OTE TV, Ammos Films, Authorwave, Prosenghisi F&V , Faliro House with the
support of Mikra Agglia SA

Cast: Evangelia Andreadaki, Yannis Kokiasmenos, Stavroula Kontopoulou, Stephanos
Mwange, Loukia Michalopoulou, Nikos Georgakis, Mariliz Ritsardi, Iordanis Hoursoglou,
Nikos Zoiopoulos

Original Language(s): GREEK, FRENCH

English Subtitles: YES

Previous screenings / festivals worldwide:
Thessaloniki Film Festival (official selection)
Sofia International Film Festival (international Competition)
Athens Outview Film Festival (international Competition)
Cyprus Film Days IFF (international Competition)
Split Film Festival (International competition)
Otranto Film Fund Festival (International competition)
Madrid El Ojo cojo Film Festival (International competition)
Skopje Philosophical Film Festival (International competition)
Tripoli Film Festival - Lebanon (International competition)
Dublin Greek Film Festival
San Fransciso Greek Film Festival
Greek Film Festival of Australia
Munich Greek Film Week
Berlin Hellas Film Box
 
Awards and nominations:
- Best Actress Award (Greek Film Academy Awards)
- Best Film (by the students jury of Unisalento at Otranto film festival)
- Audience Award (Athens Outview film Festival)
- Audience Award (Cyprus Film Days IFF)
- Nominated for Best Greek Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director (Greek Film Academy Awards)

 

 

 

 

 

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