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Black Field (2009)
Μαύρο λιβάδι (original title)
Mavro livadi (title with latin characters)
Fiction, 104 min
 
Production country   Greece
Language   Greek
Director   Vardis Marinakis
Scriptwriter   Vardis Marinakis
Producer   Giorgos Lykiardopoulos
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Mavro Livadi (Black Field) is set in 1654, when Greece was under Ottoman Empire occupation. A Janissary (a warrior of Greek origin recruited by force at a small age from his Christian family to serve at the Turkish army) arrives heavily wounded at a remote Christian female monastery. He is nursed by Anthi, a young Greek nun who has taken an oath of silence. They fall in love against all odds. But Anthi is tormented by a dark secret, soon to be revealed: she is, in fact, a boy who grew up as a girl hidden in the monastery, in order to avoid being captured and becoming a Janissary.

The two lovers escape to the nearby forest, in search of freedom from society’s constraints and lose themselves in a dreamlike reality until...

 
Technical Specifications Image / Sound
Color / Black & White   Color
Sound format   DTS
Aspect ratio   2.35:1
Production format   35mm
Distribution format   35mm
 
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