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Sakis Rouvas playing a bad American

20 August 2009 / 13:08:00  GRReporter
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Strange things are happening couple of month before the beginning of the 50th film festival in Thessaloniki. In times when more and more Greek directors are refusing to participate in the festival unless the new cinema law in enacted, another Greek, not a director but still a star, will show at the festival in order to promote his first English-language movie "Duress."

Although Rouvas's first movie, "Alter Ego," did not succeed much, he will not quit, determined to make a break through on the big screen. His ambition won him the leading part in the director and actor Jordan Barker's Hollywood production "Duress."

After the movie premier at the festival in Thessaloniki, its distribution in Greek movie theaters in December will be carried by Hollywood Entertainment. Rouvas plays the character of Mr. Abner Solvie who turns the life of a widower (Martin Donovan) into a nightmare, forcing him to act in the same way in order to save his daughter's life.

Starring in the movie, which will be in American cinemas in the beginning of December, are Catherine Dent, Chelsea Smith and Billy Wirth. "Duress" will be shown during the first weekend of the Thessaloniki festival in the fall, which this year will take place between November 13 and 22. Let's see...


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