A dreamer tailor on the brink of ruin, reinvents his life and changes the brides of Athens.


Nikos lives in the attic of the family’s tailor shop. When the bank threatens to repossess the shop and his father falls ill, Nikos takes action: with a wondrously strange tailor shop on wheels, he reinvents himself while bringing style and confidence to the women of Athens.

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Director: Sonia Liza Kenterman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Original title: Raftis
English title: Tailor
Country of production: Greece, Germany, Belgium
Year of production: 2020
Length: 100
Color: Color
Original language: Greek
Subtitles: English
Cast: Dimitris Imellos, Tamila Koulieva, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Stathis Stamoulakatos, Dafni Michopoulou

Scriptwriter: Sonia Liza Kenterman, Tracy Sunderland
Director of photography: George Michelis
Production designer: Pinelopi Valti, Dafni Koutra
Editor: Dimitris Peponis
Sound design: Persefoni Miliou
Sound mixing: Philippe Charbonnel
Music: Nikos Kypourgos
Producers: Ioanna Bolomyti, Tanja Georgieva, Melanie Andernach, Isabelle Truc
Production company: Argonauts Productions SA, Elemag Pictures, Made in Germany, IOTA Production
Co-production company: ERT S.A., Magellan Films, Atalante Productions
Supported by: Eurimages, Greek Film Centre, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Film- Und Medienstiftung NRW, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie

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Festivals / Awards

Tallinn Black Nights FF, Estonia - First Feature Competition
Thessaloniki IFF, Greece - First Run - Greek Film Fipresci Prize - ERT Award for a Greek Film - Youth Jury Award
Cinemamed, Belgium Fiction competition
Sofia IFF, Bulgaria - Balkan Competition
Kosmorama IFF, Norway
Cleveland IFF, USA - International Narrative Competition
Jeonju IFF, S. Korea
L.A. Greek FF, USA
San Francisco Greek FF, USA - Honorable Mention for Best Nattative Feature, Astron Audience Favourite Award for Narrative Feature
Bergamo Meetings, Italy -  Best Director Prize, Second Audience Best Film Prize
Hellenic Film Academy - Iris Award for Best Costume, Iris Award for Best Music
Shanghai IFF, China
Traveseés FF, France
Contemporary Greek FF, Russia
Five Lakes FF, Germany - Süddeutsche Zeitung Audience Award


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