The Character of the Autistic Person in Cinema


Director: Maria Papadopoulou
Writer: Maria Papadopoulou
Director of Photography: Panagiotis Salapatas
Editing: Yiannis Kolaxizis
Production: Maria Papadopoulou
Country of Production: Greece
Duration: 70 min
Production Year: 2022
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English


The film The Character of the Autistic Person in Cinema

is a documentary that explores the autistic cinematic character in Greek films. Many well-known directors, screenwriters and actors describe how they approached the autistic character for the films they directed or acted.


Maria Papadopoulou

Maria Papadopoulou is a visual artist. He has graduated from the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a PhD in Cinema from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has won the Best Screenplay Award for a Short Fiction Film at the 14th London Greek Film Festival in 2021 and a commendation for original screenplay in 2017 by the Greek Scriptwriters Association.