Monthly Archives: September 2019

Happy Homecoming, Comrade – Beloiannisz (1986) Dir. Lefteris Xanthopoulos


Our next screening is scheduled for Thursday 19th September at 7pm (7μμ Πέμπτη 19 Σεπτεμβριουat the Cyprus Community Club of NSW (58 Stanmore Rd, Stanmore)

Happy Homecoming, Comrade – Beloiannisz 90΄Dir. Lefteris Xanthopoulos

Καλή πατρίδα, σύντροφε – Beloiannisz 90΄ Σκ. Λευτέρης Ξανθόπουλος

A poignant tale of exile and nostalgia told through a mix of documentary and fictional techniques. Following the collapse of the Military Junta in Greece, eighteen hundred Greek political refugees and their children return to Greece after 35 years of exile in the village of Beloiannisz in Hungary. A story of return with an ironic twist. Awarded Best Director and Best Musical Score by Eleni Karaindrou at the Thessaloniki Film Festival.