A journalist is accused of the murder of an American colleague who came to Greece to do a story on politics and oil companies. The authorities also arrest another colleague who ends up being murdered, as is a girl who is a chief witness. Are the authorities attempting to cover up the truth?
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A seminal Greek political film, which adheres to the tenets of cinéma vérité as the camera wanders among the hoi polloi to determine conformist guilt and as it also embeds a meta-cinematic narrative with Angelopoulos, Tornes, Ferris and others in the cast. Based on a real incident and on covert forms of manipulation, Theos' radical film is led by a superbly poised Vlahos, caught between ideology and disillusionment.