To Prosopo tis Medousas (1967) AKA The Face of Medusa / Vortex


A few days before Filippos leaves London for a holiday on Crete, a Greek island, he sees that his girlfriend is cheating with his brother. He does not tell them anything about it, but during the holidays Filippos’ brother disappears without a trace. Both Alexis, who is a homosexual and secretly in love with Filippos’ brother, and his girlfriend put pressure on Filippos to indicate what he knows about the disappearance. However, Filippos sees this as the start of a dangerous game.

Director: Nikos Koundouros. AKA The Face of Medusa / Vortex
Stars: Fanis Hinas, Philippo Vlachos, Alexis Mann, Hara Angelousi, George Willing.

1967 Berlin International Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Bear.


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One Comment

  1. Jarvis
    September 13, 2019

    One of Koundouros’ most controversial but bold in its experimentation films. Great addition!

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