RIGORS (RIGI) (2020)
For the first time, witnesses that lived through the events talk about and recount everything they experienced and saw.
Historic events, myths & legends of the Prefecture of Rethymno.
Rethymno is a place of history, of Venetian and Turkish decorations. A city of nobility and culture. A city of tradition. But there is another side to the city. The dark one. Stories that are true, others that are fictional. And some that are both.Stories, events that will give you the shivers, namely “Rigors”.
The Ottoman Occupation of Rethymno and the paradigmatic hangings.
Myths and legends of Rethymno city.
The Falkonera Shipwreck
The Georgioupoli Shipwreck.
“The historic events of a city are not always boring. Especially when they include hangings, tortures, myths and legends. ‘Rigi’ is an inclusive documentary; firstly, for it encompasses many historic and non-historic chapters. But its most remarkable characteristic is that is made up by testimonies and statements of people who had kept silent and never spoken out about the terrifying events unfolding before their eyes. A historic but also unique documentary unlike anything you have ever seen. Stories and events that will leave you in awe, that will give you the shivers or otherwise ‘Rigors’.
Rigors ( Rigi) 2020
Directed by Yannis Bletas
Written by Yannis Bletas
Narrated by Lefteris Tzagarakis
Music by Ross Daly
Dop Yannis Bletas / Michalis Bouchlis
Actors Lefteris Tzagarakis, Eleni Varouha, Tzeni Kambouraki etc.
Editing & audio processing by Ble Productions
Produced by Ble Productions
Production assisant Eleni Varouha, Tzeni Kambouraki
History partner: Irini Gavrilaki
Film type: Documentary feature/ History.