Apples

by Christos Nikou

Synopsis

 

Logline

ARIS, a solitary man in his late thirties, becomes a victim of an unexplained surge of memory loss disorders in his city and is forced to confront his severe amnesia through an experimental new treatment.

 

Synopsis

ARIS, a solitary man in his late thirties, becomes a victim of an unexplained surge of memory loss disorders in his city and is forced to confront his severe amnesia through an experimental new treatment; re-enacting certain activities to build new memories. This treatment, which leads ARIS to live out experiences of youth and adulthood, culminates in meeting ANNA, a woman undergoing a similar memory loss treatment. Their budding relationship will make Aris reconsider his actions and lead him to new decisions.

 

Specifications

Greece/Poland – 2019 – 3.2K – 4:3 – 88 min – 24 fps – Stereo- Greek- in post-production

Written and Directed by

Christos Nikou

Original Title

MILA

Produced by

Iraklis Mavroeidis, Angelos Venetis, Aris Dagios, Nikos Smpiliris (Boo Productions) & Mariusz Włodarski (LavaFilm)

Co-Produced by Ales Pavlin and Andrej Stritof (Perfo Production)

With the support of

Greek Film Centre, ERT, Polish Film Institute and MEDIA.

Cast

Aris Servetalis

Sofia Georgovasili

Anna Kalaitzidou

Argiris Bakirtzis

Crew

Editor  Giorgos Zafeiris

DoP  Bartosz Swiniarski

Composer  The Boy

Sound  Kostas Koutelidakis

Bio-FIlmo

Christos Nikou was born in Athens in 1984.

His short film KM participated in over 40 international film festivals, including Rotterdam, Stockholm, Palm Springs, Sydney, Tallinn Black Nights, Interfilm Berlin, and winning the Best Short Film Price at the Motovun Film Festival of Croatia

For the past ten years, he has worked as an assistant director on the feature films DOGTOOTH (Yorgos Lanthimos) and BEFORE MIDNIGHT (Richard Linklater), as well as 4 BLACK SUITS, NOBODY, CHRISTMAS TANGO, A GREEK TYPE OF PROBLEM and 7 KINDS OF WRATH and APPROACH.