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Nights, Gambled Away (Verspielte Naechte)

Nights, Gambled Away

After her father's unexpected death and the separation from her boyfriend, Maria, a 24-year-old Greek girl, sets off for Berlin where her older sister Helena lives and works as a successful dancer. The two sisters haven't seen each other for several years. It is not long before Maria finds out Helena's secret which also explains the strange way she behaves towards Maria. Helena has given up dancing and now works as a croupier in an illegal gambling club in Berlin. Maria has to recover from her first shock, the idealised image of the older sister crumbles...
Category Feature
Director Angeliki Antoniou
Screenplay Angeliki Antoniou, Kriton Kalaitzides
Cinematography Sebastian Richter, Pio Corradi
Catherine Steghens
Dimitris Papadimitriou
Cast Jasmin Tabatabai, Viky Volioti, Sharon Brauner
Producer Jost Hering
Production Company Jost Hering Filme/Berlin
Runtime 91 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version German
Sound Technology Optical
With backing from Greek Film Center
German Distributor Basis-Film Verleih/Berlin

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