Casus Belli

Short Film, 35mm, Color, Stereo | 11’ | 2010


All kinds of people are waiting in seven different queues. The first of each queue becomes the last of the next one, thus creating an enormous human line. But when we reach the end of the line, it all begins backwards again.

Director / Script

Yorgos Zois

Executive Producer

Konstantinos Moriatis


Maria Drandaki, Dimitris Athiridis


Yiannis Kanakis


Ioannis Chalkiadakis


Pinelopi Valti


Kika Karabela


Aris Athanassopoulos, Kostas Fylaktidis



Make Up

Alexandra Myta


Lefteris Paraskevas

Produced by

Pan Entertainment

Coproduced by

ERT, Homemade Films, SquaredSquare Films, TwoThirtyFive, La Voie Lactee

Theatrical Distribution

Feelgood (Greece, Cyprus), L’Agence du Court Metrage (France), Swiss Films (Switzerland)


ERT, Canal+ (France), ARTE (France), SBS (Australia), NBC Universal (Italy, Turkey), RTP (Portugal), YLE (Finland)


67th Venice IFF - Orizzonti Competition
33rd Drama IFF - 1st Prize of Fiction Film, Special Prize of Debut Film Director, Best Script Award, Best Production Value Film Award, Best Costumes Award, Best Set Design Award
16th Athens IFF
Gijon IFF 2010
Amiens IFF 2010
Trieste IFF 2011
Rotterdam IFF 2011
Clermont Ferrand International Short FF 2011 – International Competition
Sofia IFF 2011 – Best Balkan Shorts
Ankara IFF 2011
Tetouan International Mediterranean FF 2011
Shadowline Festival Culture Giovani 2011
Gulf FF 2011 - First Prize of the Official International Competition / Short Films
Brussels Short FF 2011
Short Shorts FF 2011
Krakow Short FF 2011
Leiden International Short Film Experience 2011 – Jury Award for Best Film
La Rochelle IFF 2011
Palm Springs Short FF 2011
LA Shorts FF 2011
Guanajuato IFF 2011 - SIGNIS jury Special Mention
Melbourne IFF 2011
Montpellier IFF 2011
Toulouse IFF 2011
Hellenic Film Academy - Best Short Film Award