Syllas Tzoumerkas

Syllas Tzoumerkas

Greece

What the melodrama does, is to force us, through the excess use of passion, of emotional extortion, to see the truth.    

Biography

Syllas Tzoumerkas (1978, Greece) studied theatre, film directing and acting in Athens, Utrecht and New York. He has directed short films including THE DEVOURING EYES (Cinéfondation, 2001 Cannes Film Festival; Jury Prize, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival), TV documentaries and the feature films HOMELAND (International Critics’ Week, 2010 Venice Film Festival) and A BLAST (International Competition, 2014 Locarno International Film Festival).

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