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Hard Life, A

Alternative title
Mia Skliri Zoi
Synopsis
Follows Kalliopi Kalogerou, who has spent her entire life in the Greek village in Epirus where she was born in 1900. A simple witness to the century, she has lived through Turkish domination and successive occupations linked to different wars. Most of her family now live elsewhere in Greece, or abroad in Canada, the USA, Germany or Bulgaria and is representative of the Greek diaspora. Her story is told told in 10-minute segments to a young friend and to her daughter visiting from her home in the USA.
Series
Greek Series
Language
Greek
Country
France
Medium
Video
Year of production
1983-96
Availability
Sale
Notes
Greek with English subtitles
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
emigration; Greece; history of the 20th century; rural communities

Credits

Director
Colette Piault
Cast
Eleni Pangratiou-Alexakis 
Kalliopi Kalogerou 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£24.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
55 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

CNRS

Email
riavx@ivry.cnrs.fr
Web
http://www.chrs.fr/Image&Science External site opens in new window
Phone
+33 1 49 60 41 20
Fax
+33 1 49 60 41 56
Address
27 rue Paul Bert
Ivry sur Seine 94204 cedex
France
Name

National Film & Television School

Web
http://www.nftsfilm-tv.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01494 671234
Fax
01494 674042
Address
Beaconsfield Studios
Station Road
Beaconsfield HP9 1LG

Distributor

Name

Les Films du Quotidien

Email
piault@u-paris10.fr
Phone
+33 1 42 60 25 76
Fax
+33 1 42 61 67 92
Address
5 rue des Saints Peres
75006 Paris
France

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