Yorgos Voulgaris opens up about his new film ‘Tisis’

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By Eleni Kavadas.

Yorgos Voulgaris is a successful actor and director in Greece. He has appeared in theatre, television and cinema. Having collaborated with a plethora of famous actors such as Alekos Alexandrakis, Ntinos Iliopoulos, Kostas Rigopoulos, Antigone Valakou, Sotiris Moustakas.

In addition, he worked with directors Diagoras Chronopoulos, Minos Volanakis, Nickos Foskolos, as well as the multitalented Nickos-Orestis Chaniotakis, Panos Anastasopoulos, Stevi Bouziani and many others.

Yorgos continues to inspire and entertain the audience through his creativity. On television, he has taken part in Η αγάπη της γάτας, Οι τελευταίοι εγγονοί, Φάκελος Αμαζών, Θα μιλήσεις με το δικηγόρο μου, Νέμεσις, L.A.P.D, Έρωτας etc. A highlight of his career, was his participation in Λάμψη and Καλημέρα Ζωή of the well known Nickos Foskolos.

Being recognised in his art, Yorgos recently joined forces with cinematographer and director Yiannis Makrinoris and together they created the theatre productions of  οι “Κραυγές“, “Τρεις και καίγεσαι”, “Άκουσέ με. Αντέχεις;”, “Δον Καμίλο”, “Η αλήθεια κάτω από τη μύτη μας”, “Κόντρα στον χρόνο”.

After eight years of work, Tisis – The cursed love, directed by Giorgos Euaggelopoulos who’s also written the screenplay, focused on both the imagination of the artist, as well as the mythological references, and will soon be in cinemas.

This is an independent Greek production starring Yorgos Voulgaris, a dark fantasy movie and trilogy inspired by the ancient Greek cosmotheory comprising the passions and the sins of humans that influence godly beings.

Along with the great Maria Aliferi, Chrysa Markata, Vasilis Samaritakis,Florentia Bembi, Kostis Savvidakis, and Lambros Koloi, Yorgos Voulgaris’ role in the movie is characterised simultaneously cynical but deeply emotional. The movie was filmed in Greece mostly in Voiotia, in rivers, in caves, valleys and forests only with natural light.

To read my interview with Yorgos Voulgaris obtain a copy of The Greek Herald newspaper on Saturday, February 4.

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