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Greek Movie Night: 'Peppermint' (1999) (with English subtitles)

Event Type
Film Screening
Modern Greek Studies Program, University of Illinois; Department of Linguistics
Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
Feb 27, 2013   6:00 - 8:00 pm  
cost free - free pizza and refreshments will be served
Dr. Stefanos Katsikas
Originating Calendar
Modern Greek Studies Events

Description: Stefanos is a man at his 40's who has inherited a fortune from his mother's aunt. One day Manolis, his schoolmate, calls him and invites him to a party featuring an old friends' reunion. Surprised and delighted to hear his old friend's voice, Stefanos travels back in time, to his childhood and his youth, and remembers his extraordinary relationship with his cousin Marina, his best friend and first love. In a great long flashback, he remembers the utmost detail of his childhood, the family reunions, travels, acquaintances, and most importantly cousin Marina. By the coming of age, the dimension of the close friendship between Stefanos and Marina goes out of hand, and reaches its peak at a party when both are at their 20's. That party, that house, Marina... It won't be the last turn in Stefanos' life involving the very same trio'

Director: Costas Kapakas

Writer: Costas Kapakas


George Corraface, Giorgos Gerontidakis-Sempetadelis, Anny Loulou

The movie is English subtitled

Free pizza and refreshments will be served

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