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lea

a film by Konstantinos Antonopoulos

Greece / USA | Short | Drama, Romance | 2013 | 13'24"

synopsis

A desperate man attempts to put the pieces of a failed relationship together. Thoughts, memories and feelings collide in a continuum that defies the limits between love and hate. What remains is a subjective version of reality -- his own Lea.

 

cast

Luigi Campi, Rebecca Thomas

 

the director

Konstantinos Antonopoulos is a filmmaker based in Athens, Greece. His latest short Postcards From The End Of The World (2019) is currently travelling in festivals and winning awards such as Best Comedy at Aspen Shortsfest, Jury Prize at Regard ISFF, Audience Award at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur. He received his MFA in filmmaking from Columbia University in New York, on an Onassis Foundation scholarship. While studying in the U.S. he directed several shorts, amongst which the award-winning Without Glasses (2009) and Lea (2013). Back in Athens he co-wrote the feature film Symptom (Torino Film Festival 2015), edited the feature film My First Kiss And The People Involved (L.A. FIlm Festival 2016), and directed a number of documentary series for the TV and the web. He’s a Berlinale Talents, Torino Film Lab and Less Is More alumni. In 2019 he received the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Award. He teaches filmmaking at the Onassis Cultural Center. He believes in patience.

awards/ nominations

  • Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2014 - Nominated -"Best Short Film"

 

festivals

 
  • Athens Film Festival 2013

 

crew

Writer & Director: Konstantinos Antonopoulos
Producers: Cindy Hu, Andy Nguyen, Ko-Rely Pi, Theodore Berg Boy
Cinematography: Giacomo Belletti
Production Design: Alexios Chrysicos
Editing: Mauricio Leiva-Cock, Konstantinos Antonopoulos