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.
Adam Bousdoukos , Vicky Papadopoulou
AMP Filmworks, Pallas Film, View Master Films
Festivals / Awards
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
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.