Greek Salad (TV series)

Greek Salad (French: Salade grecque) is a French comedy drama television series created by Cédric Klapisch. The first two episodes premiered on 17 March 2023 at the Séries Mania Festival in Lille,[1][2] while the entire first season was released on Amazon Prime Video the following month.[3]

Greek Salad
French poster
FrenchSalade grecque
GenreComedy drama
Created byCédric Klapisch
Written by
  • Lola Doillon
  • Thomas Colineau
  • Charlotte de Givry
  • Agnès Hurstel
  • Paul Madillo
  • Eugène Riousse
Directed by
  • Cédric Klapisch
  • Lola Doillon
  • Antoine Garceau
  • Aliocha Schneider
  • Megan Northam
  • Aggy K. Addams
  • Dimitris Kitsos
  • Fotinì Peluso
  • Reham Alkassar
  • Amir Baylly
  • Davide Iachini
  • Anna Kamenikova
Country of originFrance
Original languageFrench
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production locationsAthens, Greece
Running time47–55 minutes
Production companyCe Qui Me Meut
Original networkAmazon Prime Video
Original release
  • 17 March 2023 (2023-03-17) (Séries Mania)
  • 14 April 2023 (2023-04-14) (Worldwide)

The series is a sequel to Klapisch‘s L'Auberge Espagnole trilogy, and follows Tom and Mia, the children of Xavier and Wendy.[4]

Premise Edit

Siblings Tom and Mia, the children of Xavier and Wendy from L'Auberge Espagnole,[4] move to Athens after inheriting an apartment from their recently-deceased grandfather. Tom intends to sell the apartment and use the proceeds to fund a startup company, but the anti-capitalist Mia has other plans in mind.[5]

Cast and characters Edit

  • Aliocha Schneider as Tom
  • Megan Northam as Mia
  • Aggy K. Addams as Lily
  • Dimitris Kitsos as Kristos
  • Fotinì Peluso as Giulia
  • Reham Alkassar as Reem
  • Amir Baylly as Noam
  • Davide Iachini as Pippo
  • Anna Kamenikova as Barbora
  • Josip Ledina as Zoran
  • Félix Vannoorenberghe as Paco
  • Manolis Mavromatakis as Valsamidis
  • Romain Duris as Xavier
  • Kelly Reilly as Wendy
  • Cécile de France as Isabelle
  • Agnès Hurstel as Juliette
  • Barnaby Metschurat as Tobias

Episodes Edit

No. in
TitleDirected byOriginal air date
1"Episode #1.1"Cédric Klapisch14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
2"Episode #1.2"Lola Doillon14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
3"Episode #1.3"Antoine Garceau14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
4"Episode #1.4"Lola Doillon14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
5"Episode #1.5"Cédric Klapisch14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
6"Episode #1.6"Antoine Garceau14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
7"Episode #1.7"Lola Doillon14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)
8"Episode #1.8"Cédric Klapisch
Antoine Garceau
14 April 2023 (2023-04-14)

Production Edit

In March 2021, Amazon Prime Video France announced the development of Greek Salad, which was to be produced by Ce Qui Me Meut exclusively for Prime Video.[4]

Filming took place in Athens over four months beginning in December 2022.[6]

References Edit

  1. ^ "Salade Grecque". Festival Séries Mania.
  2. ^ Ramachandran, Naman (8 February 2023). "'Greek Salad,' 'Transatlantic' to Bookend Series Mania, 'Succession' Star Brian Cox to Deliver Masterclass". Variety.
  3. ^ Balaga, Marta (17 March 2023). "Cédric Klapisch Returns to His 'Spanish Apartment' Family in Amazon Series 'Greek Salad': 'It Was Emotional for All of Us'". Variety.
  4. ^ a b c Grater, Tom (22 March 2021). "Amazon Prime Video Unveils Slate Of French Originals, Including 'L'Auberge Espagnole' Sequel". Deadline.
  5. ^ "Greek Salad, Salade Grecque". Amazon Studios.
  6. ^ Wichmann, Anna (30 January 2022). "Amazon Prime Series "Greek Salad" to be Filmed in Athens". Greek Reporter.

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