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32 Ratings

The Wretches Are Still Singing

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Directed by Nikos Nikolaidis
Greece, 1979
Drama, Avant-Garde


Five friends get together after many years of silence. One shows up from jail, the other comes from a series of “accidental” murders, another leaves his wife and kids, the fourth one is a wanderer, and the last one, the girl of the gang, comes from a lunatic asylum.

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The Wretches Are Still Singing Directed by Nikos Nikolaidis

Awards & Festivals

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1979 | 5 wins including: Best Actor


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  • dionysus67's rating of the film The Wretches Are Still Singing

    The director of the explosively original "Sweet Bunch" tackles the problematic of system implosion with this absurdist denial of 'values' in line with the mood of a Ferreri movie. Alas! Despite some admittedly nice shots and bitterly funny duos, the absurdist imbroglio of the disconnected characters render this an almost unwatchable venture leading to detachment. Thankfully, its many flaws were fixed 4 years later.

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