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What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi? (1971)
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What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi? (1971)
Original name: Τι έκανες στο πόλεμο Θανάση
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of a tavern owner accused of serving cat meat to his customers. He too is accused of perjury and imprisoned with some resistance fighters. The resistance fighters escape, but Thanasis remains in his cell. He is accused of being Ivan, the notorious ringleader of certain revolutionaries.
Plot: nazi occupation, prostitute, prison escape, nazi, torture, soldier, court, courtroom, hunger, ss, wrestler, greek, search, rabbit, starvation, resistance, worker, factory, punishment, occupation, guardian, runaway, interrogation, egg, jail ...
Time: 70s, 1940s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens

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