- Original title
Oi Kynigoi (The Hunters)
- Running time
- 165 min.
Theodoros Angelopoulos, Stratis Karras
Co-production Greece-France; Institut National de l'Audiovisuel
- Synopsis / Plot
- It is New Year's Eve. 1976. On a Greek island a party of bourgeois hunters comes upon a body, buried in the snow and miraculously preserved by the cold. By his uniform, he appears to be one of the thousands of partisans killed during the civil war and the hunting party, a group of the ruling elite, must now decide what to do with the body. When they disinter it, blood begins to flow from the wounds in the partisan's body and they carry it back to the lodge where the inquest begins.
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1977: Chicago International Film Festival: Gold Hugo - Best Movie
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