Directed by Nico Papatakis
Richard Linklater and Athina Rachel Tsangari on Nico Papatakis
In this conversation, filmed in the summer of 2021 in Greece, filmmakers and friends Richard Linklater and Athina Rachel Tsangari talk about the lasting impressions the films of Nico Papatakis have left on them.
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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...