Alex & Eve
Directed by: Peter Andrikidis
Written by: Alex Lykos
Starring: Richard Brancatisano, Andrea Demetriades, Helen Chebatte, Tony Nikolakopoulos and Zoe Carides
Release Date: October 22, 2015
Alex & Eve is based on the hit stage play by Alex Lykos, who also wrote the screenplay and was produced by Murray Fahey. The original stage play was first performed in Sydney in 2006 and since then over 35,000 people have seen productions of the play in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
The film is directed by Peter Andrikidis and stars Richard Brancatisano and Andrea Demetriades as star crossed lovers whose parents forbid them to marry. Alex is a handsome school teacher in his mid thirties and his parents want him to marry a good Greek girl. Alex falls hopelessly in love with the gorgeous Eve, a lawyer, whose parents are Lebanese Muslim. Like oil and water, the two should never mix, only how can they stop themselves from falling in love?
Executive Producers Martin Cooper, Bill Kritharas and Producer Murray Fahey secured finance for the production in 2014. Filming commenced June 2014 and took place over five weeks in Canterbury, Lakemba, Glebe, Haberfield, Homebush, the Rocks, Croydon, Belmore, Auburn, and Leichhardt.
Alex & Eve is a family comedy about dating in modern day multicultural Australia.
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