Boy Eating the Bird’s Food (To Agori Troei To Fagito Tou Pouliou)
Dir. Ektoras Lygizos. 2012, 80 mins. DCP. With Yannis Papadopoulos, Lila Baklesi. Greek with English subtitles. A haunted young man, estranged from family and friends, lives on the brink of starvation in today’s Athens. Heralded as one of the most impressive young talents to emerge since the international breakthrough of the Greek New Wave, director Ektoras Lygizos has called his film “a kind of psychological case study of the economic crisis.” 2013 Hellenic Film Academy Awards: Best Film, Best Actor (Yannis Papadopoulos), Best First-Time Director. Selected as the Greek entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2013. Adults only. Certain scenes may be offensive to some viewers.