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What If... (2012)

An... (original title)
Under the Athenian night sky, before the silent threat of an imminent socio-economic crisis, a young man goes for a stroll and meets the love of his life. Does fate govern one's existence? What would have happened if he stayed in, instead?


Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)


Christopher Papakaliatis (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
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Credited cast:
Christopher Papakaliatis Christopher Papakaliatis ... Dimitris (as Hristoforos Papakaliatis)
Marina Kalogirou ... Hristina
Giorgos Konstadinou ... Antonakis Kokovikos
Maro Kodou Maro Kodou ... Elenitsa Kokovikou
Maria Solomou ... Maria
Fanis Mouratidis ... Giorgos
Akilas Karazisis ... Panagiotis
Takis Spyridakis ... Spyros
Tasos Iordanidis ... Giannis
Themis Bazaka ... Dimitris' Mother
Vassilis Haralambopoulos ... Vasilis (as Vassilis Charalambopoulos)
Jackie ... Monaxia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ioli Angelopoulou Ioli Angelopoulou ... Eleni (3 years old)
Dimitra Bithara Dimitra Bithara ... Woman
Anthi Evelina Anthi Evelina ... Eleni (8 years old)


Athens, Greece, The age of Economic crisis. Demetris is a highly independent man, living a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When the moment arrives, his choice will change everything. His roommate is a female German Shepherd called Lonesome. One night, Lonesome wants to be taken out. Demetris tries to change her mind but Lonesome insists Its at this moment that he comes to a decision. If Demetris goes out he will meet Christina, the love of his life. If he stays in, he will not meet her. Does true love exist? What is the impact of a severe economic crisis on people and how can the crisis destroy a couple? One story shown from two different angles. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


A love story in a changing world.


Drama | Romance


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30 December 2015 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

slow challenge. because it propose an old idea who, for many viewers it is seductive, fantastic and good refuge for moments of reflection - if the life was different. the virtue of What if... is the delicate measure who defines the answer. the love story, the happiness, the fight for be yourself and protect the significant the other are present and use in smart manner. and each of them does the movie as support of reflection more than artistic movie. because the mixture of crisis, the desire to remind small ordinaries truth, the atmosphere who reminds the air, spirit and fascinating beauty and poetry of the Balkans cinema are the most important pieces of a film about life in direct, honest manner. a film about choices. the final of each of choice is far to be surprising. but that is the good point. because the film remains vehicle of a delicate emotion who rediscover importance of small truths.

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29 November 2012 (Greece) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece


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Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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