The movie Kostas (1979, 90″), directed by Dutch-born filmmaker Paul Cox, will be screened at the Greek Film Society Sydney (GFSS).

Australian movie Kostas to be screened in Sydney

Australian movie Kostas to be screened in Sydney

A scene from the movie Kostas.

The movie Kostas (1979, 90″), directed by Dutch-born filmmaker Paul Cox, will be screened at the Greek Film Society Sydney (GFSS).

Kostas (Takis Emmanuel) is an exiled journalist from Greece in the 1970s, and Carol (Wendy Hughes) a middle-class divorcee.

They meet by chance in Melbourne in Kostas’ taxi.

Despite the cultural and social divide, they fall in love.

The movie is an early feature from the Australian film revival that deals with a postwar cross-cultural story.
Filmed in Melbourne, Kostas is a love story in which a Greek and an Australian struggle with the barriers of their cultural differences.

It is set against a background of Melbourne’s Greek community and the lifestyle of an Anglo-Saxon divorcee.
When: Wednesday 16 October at 8.00 pm.
Where: The Greek Atlas Community and Cultural Centre, 96 Illawarra Road, Marrickville (Sydney).
For more information and a detailed program, check Greek Film Society Sydney’s blog http://greekfilmsocietysydney.com, or contact 0402 564 722 and 0450 155 194.

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