Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Richard Linklater and Athina Rachel Tsangari on Nico Papatakis

32m

Up Next in Directed by Nico Papatakis

  • Directed by Nico Papatakis Teaser

  • Les abysses

    Directed by Nico Papatakis • 1963 • France
    Starring Francine Bergé, Colette Bergé, Pascale de Boysson

    Inspired by the notorious case of Christine and Léa Papin—French sisters working as maids who murdered their employer’s wife and daughter in 1933—Nico Papatakis’s debut feature was a succès de s...

  • The Shepherds of Calamity

    Directed by Nico Papatakis • 1967 • Greece
    Starring Olga Karlatos, George Dialegmenos, Lambros Tsagas

    Nico Papatakis’s caustic political allegory—made in the wake of the 1967 Greek coup d’état that led to the establishment of a right-wing military junta—takes the form of a deliriously unhinged r...