Set during the 1930s and 1940s on the picturesque Greek island of Andros, Little England tells the story of passion, family and loss, where suppressed feelings…
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Film stills from Little England (Pantelis Voulgaris, 2013, DCP, subtitles, 132 minutes), to be shown at the National Gallery of Art on Saturday, January 16, at 2:30 p.m., as part of the "Athens Today: New Greek Cinema" film series. Images courtesy of Feelgood Entertainment.
Pantelis Voulgaris’ Little England / Mikra Anglia (2013) and the Power of Emotional Excess
Unquestionably, Little England, Pantelis Voulgaris’ latest film, is made for the big screen: it is monumental and expansive, a fresco structured around long shots with expressive depth of field and a unique visual perspective transporting spectators to the precarious boundaries between pathos and sentimentalism.