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Magic Hour directed by Costas Kapakas (Greece) 2011 is a black comedy inspired by the current economic crises.


An unlikely pair of guys embark on a road trip through the countryside in a hearse with a wooden casket containing many surprises.

The driver is someone who cleverly managed to exploit the system time and again before it collapsed. His companion is a rather conventional man reeling from the loss of his job and discovering his wife is unfaithful.

The targets for humor are numerous including politicians, clergy, xenophobes, and Germans. And at one point the main character blames Jews, Masons, and gays for his personal predicament.

The eleventh annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival closes tonight with two shorts and a feature-length comedy from Cyprus. For more information see the San Francisco Greek Film Festival.

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