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I strofi (1982)

Lured by the big city's bright lights, a band of at-risk youths arrives in Athens only to find themselves pushed into delinquency and drug addiction. Now, life has hit rock bottom. Could this be the turning point in their tragic existence?

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Giannis Dalianidis
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Panos Mihalopoulos ... Panos Kazantzis
Lia Raka Lia Raka ... Haroula
Sofia Aliberti Sofia Aliberti ... Stefi
Koula Agagiotou ... Mrs. Kazantzi
Tasos Halkias Tasos Halkias ... Stamatis Kazantzis
Melpo Zarokosta Melpo Zarokosta ... Efi
Nikos Kouros Nikos Kouros ... Odysseas
Nikos Papadopoulos Nikos Papadopoulos ... Petros
Socrates Alafouzos ... Argiris (as Sokratis Alafouzos)
Panos Anastasopoulos Panos Anastasopoulos ... Psiras
Tonis Giakovakis Tonis Giakovakis ... Refat
Mihalis Giannatos ... Turkish Officer
Margarita Gerardou Margarita Gerardou
Tasos Saridis ... Takis
Lefteris Hairetis Lefteris Hairetis
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Lured by the big city's bright lights, a band of rebellious young friends--Stefi, Charoula, Petros, and Argiris--summon up the courage to leave their families and their sleepy little town, to find refuge in a squalid third-class Athenian hotel. However, in the bustling capital, the unsuspecting pipe-dreamers are in for a rude awakening, as the dangerous lack of money will soon push the at-risk youths into delinquency, against the backdrop of a doomed romance between Charoula and the handsome motocross champion, Panos. Before long, an unwelcome brush with the law will lead the unlucky ones straight to jail, while in the meantime, the rest of the group delves deeper and deeper into the perilous world of drug addiction. Right now, things are looking bleak, and life has hit rock bottom. Could this be the turning point in the survivors' pitiable existence? Written by Nick Riganas

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The movie was screened during 1982-1983 and sold 177,306 tickets. It came 6th out of 48 movies. See more »

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The most important turn of your life...
4 September 2003 | by Discotheque-Jacky_OSee all my reviews

This second part of the trilogy made by Giannis Daliannidis,is focused on the corruption of the youth by drugs.Two boys and two girls,run away from home and go to Athens,because they want to live the beautiful life of the 80's.They start robbing,and one day,they get busted by the cops.Although,the girls start working on nightclubs,and Xaroula,(also called Daisy)(Lia Raka) meets Panos (Panos Mixalopoulos),and they start a relationship.But this relationship,makes Panos a drug-addicted man.When his money are over,he can't get his 'dose'!But some days later,a man who gives drugs to Panos,says him that he has a job for him.He says him that if he wants,he will go to Turkey and get some heroine!If he wants,he will have money and his drugs.Unfortunately,he accepts... Another great movie of the lost years of the 80's...It's another excellent film made by this much intelligent director called Giannis Daliannidis.


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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek | Turkish

Release Date:

1982 (Greece) See more »

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