A woman is hired as a debt collection agent in a call center. Under pressure from her team leader, she tries to adapt to her working conditions. After hearing a tragic story, she becomes interested in the lives of people she has been speaking to on the phone.

Director: Lukas Agelastos
Greece, 2019
10:59 min | trailer
nominiert für Best Short Film 20MINMAX 2021

Lukas Agelastos is a Greek-German filmmaker. He studied Social Studies and Business
Administration at Scottish Universities and Film Directing through the Raindance Masters programme
at Staffordshire University. The feature documentary about the founder of the soup kitchen "My
Human Self" (2017), which he and his wife Spiridoula Gouskou directed, shot, and produced, was
awarded Best Documentary at the Festival “Bridges” in Corinth and won the Jury Prize at the Antakya
Festival in Turkey. Lukas’s latest short film “The Line” (2019), travelled such festivals as Drama,
Thessaloniki, Raindance, Foyle (Derry), London Greek Film Festival, 20MinMax in Ingolstadt
(Germany), and more. It is a proof-of-concept for “The Astronaut’s Room”, a social realism project
supported by the Greek Film Center. Currently, Lukas is working on a documentary about conspiracy
theories, while 2022 will see the pair produce Spiridoula’s next short, “Patinage”, a film financed by
Greek National TV (ERT).

Lukas Agelastos, Director of The Line (2019)




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