A Beautiful Short Film About a Greek Man Who Abandoned Earthly Life for a Tiny Uninhabited Island

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Little Island is a short documentary made by Angelos Psomopoulos and Alex Vilaras about the story of a man who chose to abandon all other life and for almost 40 years live on a small greek island in the south of Crete.

Through the years, he became one with the environment and managed to survive despite the many difficulties.

When his stay on the island is disturbed by the tenacity of the forestry commission he is still not willing to leave the island. A person’s destiny always lies in his worst fears.

And unlike all our worst fears a strong will hidden behind a life makes it always a worthwhile story to tell.

The film has received numerous awards and distinctions including:

Official Selection Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival 2015
Nominated for Best Direction Los Angeles Short Film Festival 2016
Best Film Production SAE Alumni Awards 2015
Official Selection San Fransisco Greek Film Festival 2016
Festival Award Ierapetra International Documentary Film Festival 2015
Official Selection Best Shorts Competition 2015

Watch “Little Island” here:

 

Little Island from Angelos Psomopoulos on Vimeo.

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