The Flea


Director: Dimitris Spyrou
Country of Production: Greece
Runtime: 90 min
Production Year: 1990
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

Cast: Pantelis Trivizas, Vasilis Kolovos, Dimitra Hatoupi, Amalia Giza, Dimitris Spyrou, Kostoula Tseliou, Dimitris Palaiohoritis, Leonidas Vardaros


Elias Seilaidis lives in a mountain village in the province of Olympia and goes to the last grade of primary school. But no one calls him by name – they call him Flea, as is the title of the handwritten newspaper he writes and publishes himself.


Dimitris Spyrou

Dimitris Spyrou has graduated from the Drama School and has studied film. Since 1982 he has been involved in cinema where during the years of his "apprenticeship" he worked as an actor, assistant director, production manager and screenwriter. In 1985 he started directing, creating at the same time the independent production company FAOS FILM which operates until today producing feature and short films, as well as television programs and documentaries. He first made the film "The Flea" and then educational programs and television productions.