5 May 2007 | tainiomanis
The hardships of a traditional Greek brother
Fanouris, a carpenter, is the main provider for the household since his parents died,taking care of his two younger sisters. There is also an elder sister, who is married to one of Fanouris' friends, and an elder brother, who migrated to New York when he was 14. The elder of the two sisters Fanouris cares for, is at an age when she has to get married, but she is still mourning for the death of her fiancé in a car accident. Fanouris has arranged for her to marry a promising merchant, a grocery store owner. The prospective groom demands a fixed amount of money as a dowry, and he gives Fanouris a deadline, otherwise he refuses to proceed with the wedding. In the meantime, the elder brother arrives from the US for a visit with his wife.