Young Voula and her five-year-old brother Alexandros board a train from Athens bound for Germany, in search of their father, whom they have never met. Over the course of this coming-of-age road trip through Greece, the two determined youngsters will learn several of life’s lessons – some of them rather harsher than others.
Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos.
Stars: Tania Palaiologou, Michalis Zeke, Stratos Tzortzoglou, Vasilis Kolovos, Ilias Logothetis, Mihalis Giannatos, Eva Kotamanidou, Vangelis Kazan, Stratos Pahis, Aliki Georgouli, Vasilis Bouyiouklakis, Kiriakos Katrivanos, Nikos Kouros, Giannis Fyrios, Grigoris Evangelatos, Vasia Panagopoulou, Toula Stathopoulou, Nadia Mourouzi.
1988 Venice Film Festival – Winner FIPRESCI Prize.
1988 Venice Film Festival – Winner of the Silver Lion.
1988 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.