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The Years of the Big Heat

Ta hronia tis megalis zestis

Directed by Frieda Liappa
Greece, 1991
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

One woman’s lonely search for the truth about her mother’s murder.

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The Years of the Big Heat Directed by Frieda Liappa

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  • dionysus67's rating of the film The Years of the Big Heat

    Extremely confused in intention and delivery, this is auteur cinema at its most disappointing. The poetic vision, except a couple of moments of poignancy, does not work as it is served badly by an inchoate script and meandering voice-over. Thus the infamous love-making scene is the least of the film's many problems as it wavers between sci-fi, critique of contemporary Greece, folk drama and splatter. Badly acted too.

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