Synopsis by Robert Firsching
Greek filmmaker Yiorgos Panoussopoulos received glowing reviews for this peculiar but insightful tale of obsessive amour fou. Young Aris Retsos is outstanding in the lead as Harris, a student and part-time member of a motorcycle gang, who lives with his widowed mother (Dora Volanaki) in a modest apartment in Athens. Harris grows obsessed with a married woman named Stella (Betty Livanou) who lives across the street, and follows her every move with a telescope at his window. Before long, they make contact by telephone, and although she has a husband and daughter, Stella finds herself ever more attracted to the strange young man across the way. It takes a while for Stella to get up her nerve, but she eventually comes to visit Harris, leading their odd affair to its inevitable conclusion. Yiorgos Siskos co-stars with Dimitris Poulikakos and Themis Manessis.
addiction, fantasy, obsession, peeping-tom, reality