Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Alexander Voulgaris|
|Produced by||Eleni Bertes|
|Written by||Alexander Voulgaris|
|Starring|| Sofia Kokkali |
|Edited by||Panos Voutsaras|
Greek Film Center
Hellenic Radio & Television
|Distributed by||Weird Wave|
Thread (original title: Nima, Greek: Νήμα) is a 2016 Greek film written and directed by Alexander Voulgaris (credited as "The Boy"). It stars Sofia Kokkali, Vangelis Loukissas and Daphne Patakia. It was distributed worldwide by Heretic Outreach.
Alexander Voulgaris is a Greek film director, screenwriter, composer and actor. Films Voulgaris wrote, directed and scored include Thread, Roz and Higuita. His composing credits include The Last Note, Park and The Sentimentalists, the latter of which garnered him a Hellenic Film Academy Award for "Best Music."
Sofia Kokkali is a Greek actress. Her film credits include Electra, Little England and Thread.
|Hellenic Film Academy Awards||Best Feature Film||Eleni Bertes||Nominated|
|Best Director||Alexander Voulgaris||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Sofia Kokkali||Won|
|Best Editing||Panos Voutsaras||Nominated|
|Best Make-up||Ioanna Lygizou||Nominated|
|Best Music||Alexander Voulgaris and Yannis Veslemes||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Alkistis Mamali||Nominated|
|Best Production Design||Alexander Voulgaris and Konstantinos Labridis||Nominated|
|Award for Special Effects and Film Innovation||Prokopis Vlaseros and Giannis Ageladopoulos||Nominated|
|LA Film Festival||Nightfall Award||Alexander Voulgaris||Nominated|
Thread or threads may refer to:
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. Other methods are knitting, crocheting, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling. The method in which these threads are inter-woven affects the characteristics of the cloth. Cloth is usually woven on a loom, a device that holds the warp threads in place while filling threads are woven through them. A fabric band which meets this definition of cloth can also be made using other methods, including tablet weaving, back strap loom, or other techniques without looms.
Atropos or Aisa, in Greek mythology, was one of the three Moirai, goddesses of fate and destiny. Her Roman equivalent was Morta.
The Kronia was an Athenian festival held in honor of Cronus (Kronos) on the 12th day of Hekatombaion, the first month of the Attic calendar and roughly equivalent to the latter part of July and first part of August. The festival was also celebrated in parts of Ionia, and in these places the month was known as Kronion after the festival.
Ariadne, in Greek mythology, was a Cretan princess. She is mostly associated with mazes and labyrinths because of her involvement in the myths of the Minotaur and Theseus.
Lachesis, in ancient Greek religion, was the second of the Three Fates, or Moirai: Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. Normally seen clothed in white, Lachesis is the measurer of the thread spun on Clotho's spindle, and in some texts, determines Destiny, or thread of life. Her Roman equivalent was Decima. Lachesis was the apportioner, deciding how much time for life was to be allowed for each person or being. She measured the thread of life with her rod. She is also said to choose a person's destiny after a thread was measured. In mythology, it is said that she appears with her sisters within three days of a baby's birth to decide its fate.
Walter Lassally was a German-born British-Greek cinematographer. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 1965 for the film Zorba the Greek.
Churchkhela is a traditional Georgian candle-shaped candy. The main ingredients are grape must, nuts and flour. Almonds, walnuts, hazelnut and chocolate and sometimes raisins are threaded onto a string, dipped in thickened grape juice or fruit juices and dried in the shape of a sausage. The traditional technology of churchkhela in the Kakheti region was inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Georgia list in 2015.
Steven Bernstein, ASC, DGA, is an American cinematographer, director, screenwriter and author. In 1992 he won the Best Artistic Contribution Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival for Like Water for Chocolate alongside Emmanuel Lubezki. He also won the Cannes Golden Lion for his work in commercials. His book Film Production has been translated into several languages and at one time was the bestselling textbook about film making. Bernstein was a 2014 ASC nominee for the Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in One-Hour Episodic Television Series Award for his work on Magic City.
Philadelphia's Greek Mob, also known as the Philadelphia Greek Mafia or simply the Greek Mafia, are a low-profile criminal organization of ethnic Greek Americans in Philadelphia with alleged connections to the Italian Philadelphia crime family.
Voyage to Cythera is a 1984 Greek film directed by Theodoros Angelopoulos. It was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize and the award for Best Screenplay.
The warp-weighted loom is a simple and ancient form of loom in which the warp yarns hang freely from a bar supported by upright poles which can be placed at a convenient slant against a wall. Bundles of warp threads are tied to hanging weights called loom weights which keep the threads taut. Evidence of the warp-weighted loom appears in the Neolithic period in central Europe. It is depicted in artifacts of Bronze Age Greece and was common throughout Europe, remaining in use in Scandinavia into modern times. Loom weights from the Bronze Age were excavated in Miletos, a Greek city in Anatolia.
The pallium was a Roman cloak, which replaced the toga as the prescribed court garment for high-ranking citizens, and especially civil officials, up to the rank of senator. It was similar in form to the palla, which had been worn by respectable Roman women since the mid-Republican era. It was a rectangular length of cloth, as was the himation in ancient Greece. It was usually made from wool or flax, but for the higher classes it could be made of silk with the use of gold threads and embroideries.
Vicky Krieps is a Luxembourgish actress, who has starred in a number of Luxembourg, French and German productions. She played a leading role in the Academy Award-winning film Phantom Thread.
The Durrells is a British comedy-drama series based on Gerald Durrell's three autobiographical books about his family's four years (1935–1939) on the Greek Island of Corfu, which began airing on 3 April 2016. The series is written by Simon Nye, directed by Steve Barron and Roger Goldby, and produced by Christopher Hall. The executive producers are Lee Morris and Sally Woodward Gentle. Lee Durrell, Gerald Durrell's widow and director of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, acted as consultant. The series is partly filmed on Corfu and at Ealing Studios in London.
Phantom Thread is a 2017 American historical period drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, set in London's couture world in 1954. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis as a couturier who takes a young waitress, played by Vicky Krieps, as his muse; it is Day-Lewis's final role before his retirement. The film is the first Anderson film shot outside the United States, with principal photography beginning in January 2017 in Lythe, England. It is Anderson's second collaboration with Day-Lewis, following There Will Be Blood (2007), and his fourth with composer Jonny Greenwood.
The 38th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 2017, were given on December 10, 2017.
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