Smuggling Hendrix

  • Feature
  • 2018
  • 93 Minutes
  • Cyprus
  • Language: Greek (modern) and English and Turkish

Yiannis, a fading musician, is planning to leave crisis-ridden Cyprus for a better life abroad. His plans are put on hold when his dog Jimi runs away and crosses the UN buffer zone that divides the “Greek” from the “Turkish” side of the island.

Director: Marios Piperides

Screenwriter: Marios Piperides

Production Company: AMP Filmworks, Pallas Film, View Master Films



2018: Tribeca Film Festival, Winner of the Best International Narrative Feature, New York

2018: Thessaloniki Film Festival, Winner of the Special Mention, International Competition, Greece

2018: Quebec City International Film Festival, Winner of the Cinephile Award, Canada

2018: Les Arcs European Film Festival, Winner of the Audience Choice Prize, Poland

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Marios Piperides

Producer: Martin Hampel , Thanassis Karathanos , Janine Teerling, Marios Piperides, Costas Lambropoulos

DOP / Camera: Christian Huck

Editor: Stylianos Constantinou

Music: Kostantis Papakonstantinou

Sound: Aliki Panagi, Costas Varybopiotis

Production Designer: Michalis Samiotis

Cast: Adam Bousdoukos , Vicky Papadopoulou


Marios Piperides

Marios Piperides was born in 1975 in Nicosia, Cyprus. After studying Broadcast Management and Film Production in the US, he returned to Cyprus in 2002. He is writer and director of a documentary and two short films. Smuggling Hendrix is his first feature.

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