Q&A with director and writer Konstantinos Gerakis
What type of film is “The House in the Suburbs”?
It is a drama short film.
How long did production last?
We had 3 days available for filming. We had to work tirelessly for about 14 hours per day. It was a tough and demanding script but everything went smoothly in the end, a very satisfying feeling. It was a rewarding experience to work with a very skilled, very professional film crew and talented actors.
Where were the main filming locations?
Interiors and some exteriors were filmed in a private property in the northern suburbs of Athens. Most exteriors were filmed in northern Attica and a small lake near Athens, the Beletsi Lake…
Can you briefly tell us about your film.
Digging the past we may find reasons of many bizarre and unusual habits of the people. This fiction short film tells story of Ariadne, a woman trapped from her yesterday and tries to control the present and the people around her to keep living the way she wanted. Although this behavior seems just another odd habit we could hypothetically find in the real world, the reason of this character’s behavior is deeper…