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|
|Written by||Nikos Grammatikos|
|Music by||Thanasis Papakonstantinou|
|Edited by||Yannis Sakaridis|
A young man, recently released from prison, returns to his childhood hometown in order to escape from his recent criminal past. There, he is confronted with suspicion and hostility by local people, including the community leader. The only friendly person is the policeman. After his former girlfriend arrives, his past catches up with him and conflict with locals 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|