Boy Eating the Bird's Food

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Boy Eating the Bird's Food
Directed by Ektoras Lygizos
Screenplay by Ektoras Lygizos
Based on Hunger by Knut Hamsun
Starring Yiannis Papadopoulos
Cinematography Dimitris Kasimatis
Release date
  • 5 July 2012 (2012-07-05) (Karlovy IFF)
  • 8 November 2012 (2012-11-08) (Greece)
Running time
80 minutes
Country Greece
Language Greek

Boy Eating the Bird's Food (Greek: Το Αγόρι Τρώει το Φαγητό του Πουλιού, translit. To agori troei to fagito tou pouliou) is a 2012 Greek drama film written and directed by Ektoras Lygizos. The film is loosely based on the novel Hunger by Knut Hamsun.[1] It was selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards,[2] but it was not nominated.


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  1. ^ Korossi, Georgia (2014-04-23). "Festival gem: Boy Eating the Bird's Food". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Oscars: Greece Nominates 'Boy Eating the Bird's Food' in Foreign Language Category". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-08-26. 

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