"The acclaimed director Pantelis Voulgaris in collaboration with Martin Scorsese (Executive Producer) offers his spectacular new film, accompanied by a wonderful and nostalgic score composed by Stamatis Spanoudakis. ‘Brides’ the 11th film directed by Greek Director Pantelis Voulgaris and produced by Martin Scorsese.
"Brides - Nifes" is the story about Niki (Charalambidou) a dressmaker from Samothraki and the American photographer Norman (Lewis) in the summer of 1922 in Smyrni.
Niki is one of the 700 ‘mail-order’ brides who are being chosen off a photo and come from every edge of Greece, Turkey, Russia, Armenia and all of them carry the picture of an unknown groom who’s waiting for them and their wedding-dress in their suitcases. Some of them emigrate through agencies, others through orphanages or church constitutions. Niki is travelling to find and marry Prodromos, a tailor she never met in the place of the sister who couldn’t stand living in foreign lands and returned home anyhow. In this ship, the "SS-KING ALEXANDER", Norman travels as well where a concealed love between the two develops under-way.
A romance against the ‘do’s and don’t do’s’ of the era. A much afflicted and turbulent era.
FEATURED ARTISTS: Viktoria Haralambidou, Damian Louis
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Language: Greek and English (dialog alternates between the two languages)
Running Time: 123 minutes