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Happy Homecoming, Comrade

Kali patrida, syntrofe

Directed by Lefteris Xanthopoulos
Greece, 1986


Eighteen hundred Greek political refugees and their children return to Greece after 35 years of exile in the village of Beloiannisz, built near Budapest in 1950. The score for the film is by Eleni Karaindrou, who regularly scored the films of Theo Angelopoulos.

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Happy Homecoming, Comrade Directed by Lefteris Xanthopoulos

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1986 | Special Mention

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1986 | 2 wins including: Best New Director