THE WITCHES OF SMYRNA

THE WITCHES OF SMYRNA One of the biggest productions in the history of Greek television, based on the book by Mara Meimaridi, “The Witches of Smyrna” was directed by Kostas Koutsomytis. The story begins to unfold in the fall of 1887 when two Greek women from Cappadocia leave their village in search of a better life in Smyrna. There, trying to survive in a poor neighborhood in a big city, they resort to the magic of a wise and enigmatic Turkish woman. A historical drama that aired during 2005-2006, it brought to audiences the realities and intrigues of Greek Smyrna in 1922, relaying the smells, flavors and colors of Smyrna. Inevitably, it aired to great critical acclaim, garnering numerous awards and accolades. 
Production Year:2005
Episodes:30
Genre:Drama Series
Actors:Aris Lempesopoulos
Elisavet Konstantinidou
Filareti Komninou
Giorgos Tzortzis
Maria Kavoyianni
Maria Tsombanaki
Marina Kalogirou
Mary Stavrakeli
Nikos Psarras
Tasos Nousias
Yvonni Maltezou
Director:Kostas Koutsomytis
Writer:Kostas Koutsomytis
Vasilis Mavropoulos
Photography:Yiannis Daskalothanasis
Editor:Yorgos Fotinakis
Set Design:Enta Dimopoulou