Lilly's Story (2002)

Run Time - 130 min.  |   Countries - France, Greece, Slovenia  |  
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Robert Manthoulis' historical drama Lilly's Story reveals what life was like under the fascist Greek authority of the late '60s. A filmmaker (Bruno Putzulu) intends to make a movie about the oppressive brutality of the Greek government. He successfully hires one of the biggest stars in the country to play his leading lady. In order to research the screenplay, the director interviews many people who are on the outs with the powers that be. Their stories are presented on screen. The director also begins an affair with a reporter (Juliette Andrea). Lilly's Story was screened at the Venice Film Festival.