Alps

Overview

Dogtooth writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos challenges our perception of reality once again in this darkly comic drama about a mysterious underground group who assist the bereaved in coping with death by temporarily posing as their deceased loved ones. Under the leadership of their coach Mont Blanc Aris Servetalis, the members of ALPS memorize various phrases spoken by the dearly departed, perfect their distinctive mannerisms, and spend time with their grieving families until the acceptance of loss eventually sets ...
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Overview

Dogtooth writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos challenges our perception of reality once again in this darkly comic drama about a mysterious underground group who assist the bereaved in coping with death by temporarily posing as their deceased loved ones. Under the leadership of their coach Mont Blanc Aris Servetalis, the members of ALPS memorize various phrases spoken by the dearly departed, perfect their distinctive mannerisms, and spend time with their grieving families until the acceptance of loss eventually sets in. Following the sudden death of a talented tennis star, sympathetic hospital nurse and ALPS member Monte Rosa Aggeliki Papoulia secretly offers her services to the woman's family. Little does Monte Rosa realize her clandestine work with the deceased athlete's family has put her career with ALPS in serious jeopardy.
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Special Features

Theatrical Trailer; Theatrical Teaser
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/4/2012
  • UPC: 738329086725
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 71,847

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Aggeliki Papoulia Nurse
Aris Servetalis Paramedic
Johnny Vekris Coach
Ariane Labed Gymnast
Stavros Psillakis Nurse's Father
Efthimis Filippou Lighting Shop Owner
Eftihia Stefanidou Blind Lady
Constantina Papoulia Friend of Nurse's Father
Sotiris Papastamatiou Tennis Player's Father
Tina Papanikolaou Tennis Player's Mother
Nikos Galgadas Tennis Player's Boyfriend
Maria Kirozi Tennis Player
Fotis Zahos 50-year-old Man
Technical Credits
Yorgos Lanthimos Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Victoria Bousis Producer
Efthimis Filippou Screenwriter
Anna Georgiadou Production Designer
Maria Hatzakou Producer
Mathilde Henrot Producer
Matt Johnson Producer
Krysanne Katsoolis Producer
Thomas Kikis Producer
Christos V. Konstantakopoulos Producer
Andreas Zoupanos Kritikos Producer
John Margetis Producer
Yorgos Mavropsariodis Editor
Leandros Ntounis Sound/Sound Designer
Thaos Papastergiou Producer
Thomas Papastergiou Costumes/Costume Designer
Aggeliki Papoulia Producer
Lee Polydor Producer
Vassilia Rozana Costumes/Costume Designer
Athina Rachel Tsangari Producer
Johnny Vekris Producer
Christos Voudouris Cinematographer, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Alps
1. Not Ready For Pop [10:35]
2. Special Day [7:53]
3. Anna [7:47]
4. Substitute [12:52]
5. Dance [9:18]
6. Rehearsing an Argument [7:33]
7. Haircut [7:03]
8. Missed Meeting [13:05]
9. Test [7:45]
10. Losing Control [9:47]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Alps
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   Chapters
   Bonus
      Theatrical Trailer
      Theatrical Teaser
      Also Available from Kino Lorber
         Dogtooth
         Headshot
         The Fairy
   About Kino Lorber
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