Girls in the Sun
|Girls in the Sun|
|Directed by||Vasilis Georgiadis|
|Produced by||Klearhos Konitsiotis|
|Written by||Iakovos Kabanellis|
Girls in the Sun (Greek: Κοριτσια στον Ηλιο, translit. Koritsia ston ilio) is a 1968 Greek drama film directed by Vasilis Georgiadis. The film was selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 42nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
A young English tourist Annabel meets a Greek shepherd near the beach. The shepherd approaches her to give her some almonds but she scared by his uncouth image misunderstands his intention. Soon, he is founded in prison accused for the rape of tourist. But she regretted for her excessive reaction visits him to bring him various things and try persuading the authorities to release him. Gradually, the shepherd fall in love for the tourist and after releasing follows her in Athens. But she must return in her country and his innocent love doesn't have future.
- Giannis Voglis as Shepherd
- Anne Lonnberg as Annabel Stone
- Kostas Bakas as Police Officer
- Miranta Myrat as Mrs. Fragopoulou
- Vangelis Kazan as Hotel Receptionist
- Elpida Braoudaki as Annabel's Friend
- Vagelis Sakainas as Giorgos
|Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|1969 Golden Globe Awards||Best Foreign Language Film||Vasilis Georgiadis||Nominated|
|1968 Thessaloniki Film Festival||Best Film||Vasilis Georgiadis||Won|
|Best Music||Stavros Xarhakos||Won|
|Best Supporting Actor||Kostas Mpakas||Won|
- List of submissions to the 42nd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Greek submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
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- "Koritsia ston ilio (1968)". rottentomatoes. Retrieved 2011-11-24.
- Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- "Girls in the Sun". tainiothiki.gr. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
- "Κορίτσια στον ήλιο" (in Greek). entertainment.in.gr. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
- "awards 1968". Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
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