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Director
Spiros Stathoulopoulos

Filmography
2002 Eurotek (short)
2003 Nekropolis (short)
2004 Autobahn (short)
2005 Thessaloniki (short)
2007 PVC-1

Biography
Raised in Thessaloniki, he began making movies at an early age.At fourteen, seven years after his family moved to Colombia, he earned his first award for the fiction video short Dimension, which was broadcast nationwide. At eighteen, he served in the Greek Army. This experience shaped his vision and influenced another short film, Nekropolis. By the age of twenty-three, he had edited the feature film Habitos Sucios for renowned Colombian director Carlos Palau.Now, at twenty-nine, after moving to Los Angeles to finish a formal education in Filmmaking and establishing his own production company, Kosmokrator Sinema, he has completed his first feature film entitled PVC-1. The film was screened at the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes IFF 2007.

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PVC-1 / Spiros Stathoulopoulos

Shot in one continuous take, PVC-1 is inspired by the true story of an innocent woman’s struggle for survival after she is fitted with a collar-bomb. In Colombia, a woman and her family became the victim of an unusual act of terrorism. Unable to pay a ransom, the mother is turned into a human time bomb and is now trapped in a physical and mental situation from which she and her family try to break free.


Director:Spiros Stathoulopoulos
Script:Spiros Stathoulopoulos, Dwight Istanbulian
Cinematography:Spiros Stathoulopoulos
Editing:shot in one continuous take
Sound:Spiros Stathoulopoulos
Music:Paskal Tiger
Sets:Luisa Uribe
Costumes:Luisa Uribe
With:Merida Urquia (lead), Daniel Paez (supporting), Alberto Sornoza (supporting), Hugo Pereira (Benjamin), Patricia Rueda (Maria),Andres Mahecha (Jose)
Producer:Spiros Stathoulopoulos, Jason Hall
Production:Kosmokrator Sinema, HDFilms Inc, USA
Production Country:Colombia - Greece - USA
Format:Digital Beta, Color
Duration:85'
Production Year:2007
Screening Schedule
OLYMPION:Friday, November 23, 2007 - 19:45
FRIDA LIAPPA:Saturday, November 24, 2007 - 13:45
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