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Morning Patrol

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Going alone into an abandoned, living city, a woman tries to cross a forbidden zone swarming with the Morning Patrol and traps. Meeting one of the last city guards, they attempt recall the past and penetrate the zone together.

Thessaloniki Film Festival 1987 | Winner: Best Director Nikos Nikolaidis

“…beautifully composed, Tarkovsky-esque…” Mark Cole, Rivets on the Poster

“…taking dialogue excerpts from the works of Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep [1939]), Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?[1968]; Ubik [1969]), Daphne du Maurier (Rebecca [1938]) and Herman Raucher (Summer of ’42 [1971]), the story poetically evolves in front of our eyes with a truly nightmarish, dystopian fashion and an unusual thriller element added for good atmospheric measure.” Edgar Cochran, letterboxd

“That this masterpiece is so unknown – undistributed throughout all the world, as far as I know, besides Greece – is nothing short of criminal. In terms of tone, it’s most comparable to a slower, more elegiac Blade Runner – there’s the same pervading sense of despair, of a deep, dark curtain coming down on the world.” propast, imdb


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