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An ornamental minister visits his constituency to inaugurate an obstetrical clinic; however, a clumsy accident will expose not only his voters' needs but also a well-planned conspiracy. Can he right the wrongs before the next elections?
A young idealist scholar at an all-girls boarding school comes face to face with the institution's privileged students. Will they learn a thing or two about respect? Can a little discipline pave the way for a fresh whirlwind romance?
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They say, all is fair in love and war; however, how far is one willing to go to succeed and to help his family? Would he accept the daring and startling proposal to make a marriage of convenience just for the sake of a political aspiration or would he listen to his heart? Such is the disagreeable dilemma and the heavy burden a single woman has to carry on her shoulders, Jenny Skoutari--the brilliant Greek Literature student, and daughter of Kosmas Skoutaris, the enthusiastic supporter of the local dominant political party. Suddenly, the future of the community rests on Jenny and her arranged marriage with Nikos Madas--her childhood friend and the opposition's leading candidate--nevertheless, can a love by obligation be the prelude to a fervent romance?Written by
This isn't the only movie in which Jenny Karezi does a wedding of convenience. The other one is 'A Knight for Vasoula (1968)' in which she marries Mitsos Bezestainis, played by Faidon Georgitsis. See more »
During the Hasapiko dance in the bar, you can see a line drawn with chalk on the floor used as a positioning cue for the actors. See more »
This surprising, sparkling romantic comedy from Greece is very much in the vein of the Doris Day, Rock Hudson sophisticated rom-coms. However, there are several factors which go them one better. The heroine does not remain a virgin throughout the proceedings, and the glorious sea and sun of Greece in the setting. Also, the Greek music and folk dancing at the wedding and in the heroine's tipsy episode at the taberna after which she succeeds in seducing her "faux husband" make this film a very enjoyable romp. The two leads are quite good and the supporting characters, especially her father are done with great humor. The handsome hero (Andreas Barkoulis) is comically straight-faced and serious throughout the zany proceedings as he gradually falls for his "only temporary" politically expedient wife (Jenny Karezi). Highly recommended for light-hearted entertainment.
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