Pity

A perverse, black comedy about a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy. Addicted to compassion, he will do anything to arouse it in others.
Babis Makridis’ second film, co-written with Efthimis Fillipou (nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay “Lobster”), surprises as an original picture,  that premiered at the Sundance festival. The film was made as a Greek-Polish co-production, the Polish premiere took place at the New Horizons festival.

Director: Babis Makridis
Writer: Babis Makridis, Efhimis Filippo
Cast: Yannis Drakopoulos …

Awards:

2018 International Adana Film Festival – Nominee – Golden Boll in International Feature Film – Best Film
2018 Cairo International Film Festival – Nominee – Cairo Film Critics’ Week – Best Film
2018 Denver International Film Festival Nominee – Krzysztof Kieslowski Award – Best Feature Film
2018 Glasgow Film Festival – Nominee – Audience Award
2018 Göteborg Film Festival – Nominee – Dragon Award – International Competition
2019 Hellenic Film Academy Awards – Winner – Hellenic Film Academy Award – Best Film
2018 Hong Kong International Film Festival – Nominee – Golden Firebird Award – Young Cinema
2018 Luxembourg City Film Festival – Winner – Critics Award
2018 Odessa International Film Festival – Winner – Golden Duke – International Competition – Best Director
2018 Rotterdam International Film Festival – Nominee – Big Screen Award
2018 Sundance Film Festival – Nominee – Grand Jury Prize – World Cinema – Dramatic
2018 Torino Film Festival – Winner – FIPRESCI Prize

Category: feature films