The Man with the Carnation

The Man with the Carnation (Greek: Ο άνθρωπος με το γαρύφαλλο, translit. O anthropos me to garyfallo) is a 1980 Greek drama film directed by Nikos Tzimas, dealing with the arrest, trial and execution of the Greek Communist Nikos Belogiannis and his associates in 1951–1952.

The Man with the Carnation
Directed byNikos Tzimas
Written byNikos Tzimas
StarringAlekos Alexandrakis
CinematographyNikos Kavoukidis
Release date
  • 23 November 1980 (1980-11-23)
Running time
125 minutes

It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Diploma.[1] The film was also selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 54th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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