The Hot Month of August

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Hot Month of August (O zestos minas Avgoustos) (1966, Greece/USA) is a Sexploitation-Crime-Drama-Thriller film co-directed by Sokrates Kapsaskis and Doris Wishman.


Main Details

  • Released on September 24, 1966 (Thessaloniki International Film Festival)
  • B&W
  • Running time: 88 minutes (Greece) | 79 minutes (USA)
  • Production Co.: Danfilm
  • Distribution Co.: J.E.R. Pictures (1969) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Sokrates Kapsaskis and Doris Wishman
  • Written by Sokrates Kapsaskis (screenplay)
  • Starring: Petros Fyssoun, Giannis Fertis, Minas Christidis

Plot Summary

  • A chance encounter with an international playboy and a clandestine affair with a cryptic married woman entangle an unsuspecting young man in a well-planned conspiracy. Has anyone emerged unscathed from the unbreakable shackles of passion?


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