Ro Ru


Director: Dimitris Zahos
Original title: Australia
Scenario: Zoanna Yfantidou
Status: Moldavian Premiere
DoP: Orestis Psomopoulos
Age restrictions: +16
Music: E. Efthymiou
Country: Greece
Production year: 2018
Costumes: E. Papadopoulou
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Sound: E. Kehagia, C. Koutsodimos
Duration: 10 min.
Editing: S. Symeonidis
Producer: A. Kotrnis Vetas
Composer: Eleni Efthymiou
Distribution (actors): Irene Margarite, Fenia Papadopoulou


A modern airport serves as the metaphor of the Acheron river which according to ancient Greek mythology was known as the "river of woe", where the newly dead would be ferried in order to enter the Underworld. The uncanny place where we spend our few last minutes after we pass away. A young woman, moments after she arrives at the central hall, gets reminded of the long forgotten story of her childhood: "when we get very very old, me and your father, we'll travel to Australia


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About director:


After finishing a first degree in Computer studies, Dimitris studied Film Directing in Thessaloniki University. His thesis film ("Penguins", 2012, 13') has been selected in many festivals around the world. 
He has since been working in film and theatre productions. In 2017 he co-directed (along with director Eleni Efthymiou) the performance "Choir of the Unemployed" that combines music theatre with documentary and live cinema elements. 
Currently he is developing his first feature film which is a character based drama.

Australia (short, 2017) 
Mission Zeus (short, 2013) 
Penguins (short, 2012)