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It centers on a singer named Orestis who visits a small Greek island during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to start a music festival from scratch. Papakaliatis plays Orestis in the film.
When he encounters the island’s small community, he becomes entangled in a passionate love story that serves as a catalyst for the expression of all the social issues that affect a particular population. The characters are involved in the developments since they are connected to one another.
“I am extremely lucky, because thanks to these actors, the story of ‘Maestro’ acquired meaning and substance. To me that matters. To be able to tell your story in the best possible way and for it to make sense,” Papakaliatis further added.
“The photography, the music, the editing, the cameras and all the collaborators, have all given their best in order to make a project in our language, which will also be able to stand worldwide,” he said.
The Paxi islands, specifically Paxos and the uninhabited islet Antipaxos, which has vineyards and beautiful beaches, are smaller and less well-known than their Ionian neighbors Corfu and Lefkada, but they do have an interesting history that includes naval battles, pirates, and a series of foreign rulers.