Nothing Holier Than A Dolphin


Director: Isabella Margara Writer: Isabella Margara

Director of Photography: Claudio Bolivar
Editing: Christos Giannakopoulos
Music: Grigoris Eleftheriou
Production: Kyriaki Virou
Country of Production: Greece
Duration: 1
Production Year: 2022
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

Cast: Dimitris Katalifos, Giorgos Symeonidis, Samouel Akinola, Flomaria Papadaki, Christos Karavevas, Michalis Giannikakis, Giorgos Kasapakis, Charilaos Trouvas, Ioanna Fasoula


Two fishermen accidentally caught a dolphin in their nets. The dolphin in turn finds a fisherman drowning and tries to save him. In this small Mediterranean village, an ancient myth unexpectedly revives.

Mykonian Pastoral | 11o Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Χανίων


Isabella Margara

Greek director and doctor, selected at Sarajevo Talents 2021. Her first short film, "54 / The Blind Tortoise and the Endless Sea" (2020), was screened at festivals in over 20 countries worldwide.
Her second screenplay 'Nothing Holier Than A Dolphin' (2022) was awarded by one of Europe's most important environmental organisations as a story that offers exceptional environmental insight. The film had its international premiere in January 2023 at Clermont Ferrand in France, the world's largest short film festival, where it won the International Audience Award.
She is currently working on her third short film, which will be a French/Greek co-production.