SUNTANis a coming of middle-age film, from Greek filmmaker Argyris Papadimitropoulos, that celebrates the beauty and strength of the youthful body, while simultaneously embracing its inevitable decay.
For middle-aged Kostis ( Makis Papadimitriou), life has passed him by. As the newly appointed doctor of a tiny island, Kostis spends a dreary winter alone. By the time summer arrives, though, the island has turned into a thriving, wild vacation spot with nude beaches and crazy parties. When Kostis meets the beautiful and flirty Anna ( Elli Tringou), he falls hard for her and goes out of his way to impress her. Before long, Kostis is spending nearly all of his time getting drunk, partying hard, and even making out with Anna. What starts as a rediscovery with his lost-long youth, though, slowly turns into an obsession as Kostis is willing to do whatever it takes to keep his Anna.
The eternal Greek summer provides the perfect background for this extravagance of craving and everything that goes with it: flirting, casual sex, drugs, alcohol and pushing the boundaries to see how far your body can go.
DUAL FORMAT FEATURES:
- Stunning 1080p presentation (On the Blu-ray), with a progressive encode on the DVD
- 5.1 Surround and Stereo soundtrack options
- Optional English subtitles
- An interview with director Argyris Papadimitropoulos filmed exclusively for this release
- A behind the scenes documentary chronicling the films production
- Deleted scenes