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Thessaloniki 2004

Green Hat.

Best film in competition:
Green Hat by Liu Fendou
Liu Fendou, born in Peking in 1969. Scriptwriter. Green Hat is his debut as director.


Best film in the Greek Panorama:
Delivery by Nikos Panayotopoulos
Nikos Panayotopoulos, born 1941. He studied film in Athens, began his career as assistant director, continued his studies in Paris. Since 1973 he lives and works in Athens.

Details of the prizes Arrow.

Pre Factum. Dan Fainaru comments the development and current situation of the festival. Arrow.
In Thessaloniki as in Rome. Umberto Rossi on the higher bureaucracy of the festival which is threatening to fire director Michel Demopoulos. Also, his comments on Bitter Dream and Green Hat. Arrow.
What Love Has to Do With It. Terje Eidsvåg talks about the FIPRESCI competition prize-winner, Green Hat: "The title is a reference to the dynamics between the old and new China, between masculinity and humiliation." Arrow.
The Greek Films. Stratos Kersanidis reflects on the disappointment of the national selections. Arrow.
Is It Easy to Be Imaginative? Alexander Yanakiev has the "sneaking feeling" that many of the festival's titles interconnect from various social and cinematic aspects. Arrow.



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Thessaloniki 04

Pre Factum
As in Rome
Green Hat
Greek Films