The Man With the Carnation

Categories: 2010 Films

Time: 7:30 pm
Director: Nikos Tzimas
Feature (1980)

The movie is about Nikos Beloyannis – a Greek communist and resistance leader born in Amaliada (Peloponnese, Greece) in 1915. He was jailed in the Akronauplia prison (Nauplion) by the Ioannis Metaxas nationalist regime in the 1930s and transferred to the Germans after the Nazi Occupation of the country (1941). He escaped and joined the Ethnikos Laikos Apeleftherotikos Stratos (ELAS) in Peloponnese on the side of Aris Velouchiotis. After becoming Political Commissioner of the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE) during the Greek Civil War he was one of the last to leave the country after its defeat.

ManWithCarnation

Awards

  • Moscow International Film Festival 1981 – Special Diploma / Golden Prize – Nikos Tzimas
  • Thessaloniki Film Festival 1980 – 3rd place – Best Film