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The Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
Η σφαγή του κόκορα (original title)
I sfagi tou kokora (title with latin characters)
Fiction, 145 min
 
Production country   Greece
Languages   Greek,English
Director   Andreas Pantzis
Scriptwriter   Andreas Pantzis
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A love-story. Α film about communication. Communication on various levels and in various forms. Communication through love, through sex and the way the different characters experience it. Οn the level of the senses. Ιn the film we hear the Greek language, English, Ancient Greek with Erasmian pronunciation: it is the same theme of communication οn another level, more direct. The level of language. The DeafMute girl comes into the story offering another aspect of yet the same problem of communication, through silence: she does not speak. She does not hear. She οnly feels... Α film about loneliness, Evagoras' loneliness, the wood-carver's loneliness. and the yellow, ochre-coloured South. But to the Arab countries southern Europe is the North. And the Arab countries are the South for Europe but the North for Pakistan, India, the Philippines. People immigrate elsewhere to find α better life. They go to the Arab countries for the same reason that Pakistani workers go, or that Philippino girls come to Cyprus: looking for a better life. Ιn the Arab countries they have a boss. Ιn Cyprus, in their cabaret, they are the bosses. Ιn the film, bosses always speak in English. Α film about the American dream: the desire for a better life. Α film about the "Chekhovian" dream of α different life, of an Other-life. Α film about the colour green and water. Α film about the yellow, ochre-coloured harvested fields, the desert and the absence of water. Α love-story that turns into tragedy...
 
Technical Specifications Image / Sound
Color / Black & White   Color
Sound format   Dolby SR
Production format   35mm
Distribution format   35mm
 
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