NICOSIA: Cypriot writer/director Christos Georgiou is currently shooting his feature film Happy Birthday. The project was selected for the Berlinale Coproduction Market 2014.
The story begins with the character of George running out of a police riot bus. As he is running he sees his daughter among the demonstrators. This event convinces George and his wife that he and his daughter should go to their country house for a few days to keep her safe and to give them time to work on their relationship. Demetris Imellos, Nefeli Kouri, Mirto Alikaki and Vassilis Magouliotis are playing the main parts.
The film is a coproduction between Cyprus, Greece, Germany and France, and is produced by Lychnari Productions Ltd in coproduction with Viewmaster, Twenty Twenty Films and Manny Films.
The Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, The Greek Film Center, Le Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animé and Medienförderung GmbH are supporting.
Shooting is set to wrap in April 2016. This is Christos Georgiou’s third feature film after Under the Stars and Small Crime.
Credits:Director: Christos GeorgiouScriptwriter: Christos GeorgiouProduction Director: Mathew VoulgarisDoP: George GiannellisArt Director: Michael SamiotisEditor: Aliki PanagiMusic: Constantinos PapaconstantinouSound: Dinos KittouAssistant Director: Carolina ZapatinaCasting: Athens Casting and Alex KellyCast: Demetris Imellos, Nefeli Kouri, Mirto Alikaki, Vassilis Magouliotis