Seven years after Capital, the FrancoGreek filmmaker tackles Greece’s political and financial crisis of 2015 with a feverish, unrelenting adaptation of the controversial memoirs of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.
For his 19th feature film, the Franco-Greek director continues his critical work, filming in his native land for the very first time. In this modern Greek tragedy, Costa Gavras paints a feverish, unrelenting portrait of the economic and diplomatic crisis that gripped Greece in 2015. By adapting the controversial memoirs of former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who spent six months developing a negotiation and financial rescue plan for the country, the 86-year-old director exposes the...
| 124 minutes | 2019
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