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Fortunate Son

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Sometimes, the camera can be the eyes through which you look at your own life. Filmmaker Tony Asimakopoulos uses the lens to examine not only his past and present, but also his parents and friends, and his relationships with them. In this self-assured film, Asimakopoulos gains new and painful insights that transport him to a less illustrious time in his life: when a drug-fuelled depression led him to the edge of total self-destruction.
But things are going well for him now. He asks in voice-over whether he is a good son.


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Running Time: 72/52 min.
Subject(s): Addiction, Family, Personal Story
Language(s): English, Greek
Subtitles: English
Director(s):
Producer(s): EyeSteelFilm
Production Company: EyeSteelFilm

Press

  • Touches on a favourite Canadian cultural theme, the high psychological cost of immigration.
    The Globe and Mail
    Liam Lacey

Festival & Awards

  • Festival du Nouveau Cinema (Canada)
  • DFA Competition for First Appearance (The Netherlands)

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