Apallou (2021)


Short Films Competition, France, Greece, Greek - 20 min


About the Film

As a grandson returns to his ancestors’ village for the winter, his grandfather too returns... from death to see the grandson one last time. Meanwhile, the village is unable to cope with the homecomings that occurred out of love. The film competed at the 2021 Drama International Short Film Festival in Greece, and participated in Athens international film festival.

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Niko Avgoustidi

Born in Greece on the island of Chios, Niko Avgoustidi has degrees in medicine as well as film. His graduation film, Ummi, participated in several international film festivals: Palm Springs International ShortFest, Odense International Film Festival, and Regensburg Short Film Week. The film also won an award for Best Emerging Director at the 2016 National Short Film Festival in Drama. Apallou is his second short.


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