New movie filmed on Hydra: So Long Marianne

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New movie filmed on Hydra: So Long Marianne

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Judy Scott heard from her friends in Greece that a movie was filmed on the island of Hydra in October.

IMDB gives the following facts:

Director: Paul Wiffen
Producer (?): Hydra Films Ltd
Writers: Robbie Moffat, Gabriel Murray
Production Co: Palm Tree Universal
Credited cast:
Andreas ... Ioannis Kardamatis
Tim Churchill ... George Johnson
Suzanne Kendall ... Charmian Clift
Despina Mirou ... Sophia Loren
Catherine O'Reilley ... Countess Marcello
Josefine Frida Pettersen ... Marianne Ihlen
Joe Rainbow ... Bill Cunliffe
Step Sinatra ... Jake Wiliams
Joe Vetch ... Leonard Cohen
Ed Ward ... Anthony Kingsmill

Looking forward to more details!!
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Google gives this photo of Joe Vetch who would take Leonard's role:

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why put Suzanne Verdal on the poster? :shock: :? :lol:
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Good question indeed, and the pic is copied from my Files,
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I know a bit more but I promised I won't reveal more details.
One funny trivia is that Josefine Frida Pettersen shares same birthday as Marianne, 18th of May.
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I suspect Suzanne Verdal's image has been placed there mistakenly, for Suzanne Elrod. A lot of people get the two mixed up. I left the island on 16 October 2020 but didn't see any filming, though I do recall that Douskos was closed one day for no apparent reason. Most intrigued to see dear Bill Cunliffe appears in the film. That would have amused him.
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I found a trailer of the movie:
https://vimeo.com/554838337

Nice pics of Ydra - enjoy!
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Thanks Bird, for the link and welcome to the forum!

I noticed that the actor who plays Leonard is ambidextrous - could it be that LC was secretly so ;-)
In the video clip the actor writes with his left hand and plays his guitar righthanded.
(same for me; just substitute violin instead of guitar)

hydriot wrote: Fri May 28, 2021 6:55 pm I suspect Suzanne Verdal's image has been placed there mistakenly, for Suzanne Elrod. A lot of people get the two mixed up.
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Excited to see this much footage of Hydra!! And of course... anything about Leonard is always welcome.

Was there a release date mentioned? (maybe I missed it?)

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This movie is now streamable in The Netherlands on the platform Pathe Thuis:
https://www.pathe-thuis.nl/film/35351/so-long-marianne
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Thanks for the update! Will be on my watchlist in the next few weeks :D
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I saw the movie, to be more specific , i saw a good hour of the movie before i gave up. It is of course very nice to see a lot of images of Hydra, but the whole thing is quite spoiled by mediocre to downright bad acting. And that's regardless of "mistakes" in the storyline. So spend 1.99 to make your own judgment or keep those 2 euros in your pocket 😊😁
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Saw the trailer. I will keep those 2 euros in my pocket. :(
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B4real wrote: Sun May 30, 2021 3:38 am Thanks Bird, for the link and welcome to the forum!

I noticed that the actor who plays Leonard is ambidextrous - could it be that LC was secretly so ;-)
In the video clip the actor writes with his left hand and plays his guitar righthanded.
(same for me; just substitute violin instead of guitar)

hydriot wrote: Fri May 28, 2021 6:55 pm I suspect Suzanne Verdal's image has been placed there mistakenly, for Suzanne Elrod. A lot of people get the two mixed up.
I totally agree!
That's a wonderful trivia about LC.
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I have just read that “So Long Marianne” is being released as a 6 part TV series starring Alex Wolff. I assume this is a different project from the movie referred to in this thread?
The series recently received good reviews in Variety
and The Hollywood Reporter, but it’s unclear if it has been sold yet for broadcast in the US.
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