The King (2002 film)
The King (Greek: Ο Βασιλιάς/O Vasilias) is a Greek drama film directed by Nikos Grammatikos. The film released in 2002 and stars Vangelis Mourikis, Marilita Lambropoulou and Minas Hatzisavvas. It won the Golden Piramide in 2003 Cairo International Film Festival as well as four awards in Greek State Film Awards.
|Directed by||Nikos Grammatikos|
|Music by||Thanasis Papakonstantinou|
|Edited by||Yannis Sakaridis|
A young man recently released from prison, returns to his hometown in order to escape from his past. There, he is confronted with suspiciousness by the local people who face him with hostility. The only person who sees him friendly is the local policeman. On the contrary, the president of the community dislikes the new resident. After arriving his former girlfriend, he meets again his past and the collision with the local people goes to extremes.
|Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|2003 Cairo International Film Festival||Golden Pyramid||Nikos Grammatikos||Won|
|2002 Greek State Film Awards||Third Best Film||Nikos Grammatikos||Won|
|Best Actor||Vangelis Mourikis||Won|
|Best Set Decoration||Aglaia Zoiopoulou||Won|
|Best Sound||Antonis Samaras||Won|