Finos Film

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Finos Film
Film Production
IndustryFilm
Founded1943
Defunct1977 to 2006
HeadquartersAthens, Greece
Key people
Philopemen Finos
ProductsMotion pictures
Website www.finosfilm.gr

Finos Film (Greek: Φίνος Φιλμ) is a film production company that dominated the Greek film industry from 1943 to 1977. It was founded by Philopemen Finos in 1942 during World War II. It was the biggest film production company in Greece at the time and one of the biggest, in terms of productivity, in southeast Europe. After 34 years, Finos Films returned to the Greek film scene with the Greek-Italian co-production 'Urania' (2006). Additionally, the company re-releases its old movies on DVD completely remastered and in Dolby digital 2.0 sound on a monthly basis.

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