Tony, a con man, blackmailer and card cheater, returns to Greece and meets an old flame, Mary, whom he got rid of years ago and who never recovered from his betrayal, ending up a prostitute and nightclub singer. Mary has a daughter with the husband she abandoned for Tony’s sake but is not allowed to have any contact with her. When Tony schemes to ruin her daughter’s marriage and blackmail the father, Mary decides to stop him although she’s sick, helpless and still in love with him.
A young boy runs away from the reformatory school, intending to look for his mother who lives in Athens separated from his father for the last 5 years. The boy hides in a house where he becomes friends with a young girl and her brother. They hide him until he meets his parents again.
A highly respected surgeon and University Professor becomes infatuated with a pretty young acrobat he meets accidentally in the park one evening. He quits his practice, dumping all his patients and dedicates his life to offering her a new home, money and his passionate love, also trying to sponsor her stage career in any possible way. She takes all he gives but it’s never enough for her and she doesn’t really have to give back much because the old man is head over heels in love with her.
A film about the imagination. The present of man is extremely limited. He has been excluded from the future and even the past is nothing more than a source of gentle memories. Without bitterness he tries to make a last move. A move that may not actually exist, but gives some hope for a wildcard.
A young English tourist called Annabel meets a Greek shepherd during her vacation on a Greek Island. On their first encounter in a field, the shepherd approaches Annabel wanting to give her some almonds but scared of his rustic and rough appearance she misunderstands his intentions and runs away. Soon, he is found in prison accused of the supposed rape of Annabel. She regrets overreacting and tries to persuade the authorities to release him.
Petra Going is a migrant cyborg, an agent of the Global Nomad Project: an international “Experience Data Agency” which sends hundreds of “receivers” like her to wander the globe and record a succession of random encounters. Periodically, they return to agency headquarters where they deposit their accumulated memories into an archive. This archive is available to users who then vicariously and virtually inhabit the ready-made landscapes of touristic consciousness. The motto of the GNP: “Nostalgia For Rent.”
A sarcastic, improvisational film, with anarchic origins, strongly cinephile flavor, and largely autobiographical in nature and content. A film director strives to escape alienation, while, at the same time, expressing his intense feelings for his wife, cinema and Greece during the restoration of democracy.
Alexander, an old writer, is ill and prepared to die. He says his goodbyes and recalls his life with his wife long ago. While driving his car he saves a street kid, an illegal immigrant from Albania, from being arrested. Later in the day, by chance, he sees the same boy being abducted, and follows in his car. Although he is preoccupied with his own regrets, he puts death on hold to find a way to help the boy.