The Wonder kid Documentary feature directed by George Panteleakis
The story of a Greek Boxer The Wonder Kid from Greece, after a terminal injury, towards the 2016 Olympic games. We are initiated in the unique Boxing style that father and son have created Director/Script/Dop/Editor:
Research Production:Elena Tsoka. MUSIC: Dimitris Klonis, Charis Charalampus. SOUND: Studio recording/Orestis Kamperides Switzerland crew: Marco Scopesi/Camera/Video Editor Raoul Perez/Graphic Designer PRODUCTION: Independent Greek Cinema
BEST FILM HONORARY AWARD
11th Docfest Chalkida Greece 2017
The Wonder Kid IMDB
RUNNING TIME: 65min. YEAR: 2017
AVALON (A referee writes about the Wonder kid..)
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19th Thessaloniki International Doc Film Festival 2017 Premier Main program
Oaxaca Sports Film Festival Cine de porte
“Alkionis Movie Theater” Athens Greece
Emerging Greek boxing star Alexander Tsanakides excels in a sport that has virtually no audience or support in his homeland. The athlete’s path after a terminal injury towards the 2016 Rio Olympics.The story of a Greek Boxer, the Wonder Kid. We are initiated in the unique boxing style created by a father and a son. An avant-garde, action-packed documentary that visually engages the jazz musicians working on the score. They become the soul of an innovative and highly aesthetic documentary experiment, matching the gritty rhythm of boxing with their music. A highly conceptual, creative, quirky, full of dramatic tension documentary.