“Apples” by Christos Nikos is the film that will represent Greece in the procedures of the 93rd event of the Oscars, claiming the award, Oscar for International Feature Film. The committee of the ministry, chose by majority the specific film for the good photography, the universality and the timeliness of the subject that distinguishes it.
This year’s Oscars will be awarded in April. Their fever started to rise at the beginning of 2021, causing warm feelings and positive thoughts. Variety magazine’s recent prediction, which puts “Apples” in 16th place among films from 70 countries aspiring to be heard in the top five nominees for the International Film Oscar, gives us a sense of optimism.
The “Apples”, on their way to the Oscars, have their precious ally Cate Blanchett. The famous actress assists from the position of executive producer in the promotion of the film. The discussion on the YouTube channel of the online magazine TheWrap was indicative, on December 7th, 2020, when Cate Blanchett introduced the Greek director to the public and the members of the American Academy.
Starring Aris Servetalis
Starring Aris Servetalis and his partner Sofia Georgovasilis, the scenario of the film sounds creepily familiar, as it revolves around an unusual epidemic. Here, what is happening to people is that they are suffering from sudden amnesia, the victim of which is the 40-year-old central hero. In order to be able to stand on his feet again, a specially designed rehabilitation program begins, which is based on the completion of specific missions. After he starts doing them, he will meet a woman who is in the same program, while at the same time his past comes to haunt him.