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Director
Nikos Nikolaidis

Filmography
1962 Lacrimae Rerum (short)
1968 Unconditionally (45’)
1975 Euridice BA 2037
1979 The Wretches Are Still Singing
1983 Sweet Bunch
1987 Morning Patrol
1990 Singapore Sling
1993 The Girl with the Suitcases (TV)
1999 See You in Hell, My Darling
2002 Loser Takes All
2005 The Zero Years

Bibliography
1964 The Gravediggers (short stories)
1977 The Angry Balkan (novel)
1980 The Wretches Are Still Singing (screenplay)
1984 Sweet Bunch (screenplay)
1993 Pigs in the Wind (novel)
2007 A Hit in the Eye of Montezouma

Theater
1996 The Seven Boxes of Pandora by Vassilis Ziogas

Biography
Nikos Nikolaidis was born in Athens in 1939. He studied filmmaking and theater set designing. In 1960 he started to work as a first assistant to Vassilis Georgiadis and in 1962 he shot his first short film, Lacrimae Rerum. He made his official debut in 1975 with Euridice BA 2037 at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. He has worked in a recording company and has shot more than 200 commercials in over 20 years. He has published a collection of short stories and three novels, and has written, directed and produced all of his films. He is the only Greek director who has won five times the award for Best Director at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. He died in Athens in September 2007.

Nikos Nikolaidis

Euridice BA 2037 / Nikos Nikolaidis

Euridice in Hades, code number ΒΑ 2037, is waiting for Orpheus to free her and lead her to the Upper World. She’s waiting for orders that will allow her to move out of her prison/home. Her destination is not mentioned.A voice from a computer orders her to move out.The man leaves her bed every morning. Their relationship is vague… There are is an aura of familiarity. People in the skylight, living around the prison/home, trying to get inside.A man on the phone claims to have been her lover many years ago and to have evidence surrounding Vera’s death.Vera never appears. She was killed in an amusement park. An undercover policeman questions her.Orpheus is a hit man, free to roam the city...


Director:Nikos Nikolaidis
Script:Nikos Nikolaidis
Cinematography:Yorgos Panoussopoulos
Editing:Yorgos Triantafyllou
Sound:Panos Panoussopoulos
Sets:Marie-Louise Bartholomew
Costumes:Marie-Louise Bartholomew
With:Vera Chekhova (Euridice), John Moore (Orpheus), Niki Triantafyllidi (dead girl)
Producer:Nikos Nikolaidis, Marie-Louise Bartholomew
Production Country:Greece
Format:35mm, B&W
Duration:97'
Production Year:1975
Screening Schedule
TONIA MARKETAKI:Saturday, November 17, 2007 - 23:30
ODEON-PLATIA 2:Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 20:30
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