The Murderess

The Murderess (1974)

An adaptation of one of the greatest greek novellas ('The Murderess' by Alexandros Papadiamantis). Fragkogiannou (Maria Alkaiou), a hard-done by, deranged woman after a life full of hardship, recalls the past by her newborn girl grandchild’s crib. Her mother was a wicked woman and one of her sons was a criminal. Lost in a haze, she strangles the baby as she is concvinced that girls can cause their family only trouble. Later, she lets a little girl drown in a well, while she drowns three other little girls, one of whom is a newborn baby. This is her way of sparing children and parents of the inevitable suffering in life.

Writing:
  • Costas Ferris
  • Alexandros Papadiamantis
  • Dimos Theos
Directing:
  • Costas Ferris
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  • Release Date: 1974-06-13
  • Language: ελληνικά
  • Runtime: 90
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