Nikos Nikolaidis (1939-2007)

Nikos Nikolaidis, the multi-award winning director and writer, was born in Athens on the 25th of October 1939.

His directorial debut began with the short film: Lacrimae Rerum 1962, and his official entrance into world of filmmaking was in 1975, with the feature film Euridice Β.Α. 2037.

Aside from film directing, Nikolaidis has worked for a record company and has put his signature on more than 200 television commercials.

He is the only Greek filmmaker to have been awarded five times as “Best Director” at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, yet never for the “Best Film” category.

He passed away on the 5th of September 2007.


  • Lacrimae Rerum 11′  (1962)
  • Unconditionally (Anef Oron) 45′  (1968)
  • Euridice ΒΑ 2037  (1975)
  • The Wretches Are Still Singing (Ta Kourelia Tragoudane Akoma)  (1979)
  • Sweet Bunch (Glykia Symmoria)  (1983)
  • Morning Patrol (Proini Peripolos)  (1987)
  • Singapore Sling  (1990)
  • The Girl with the Suitcases (To Koritsi Me Tis Valitses) TV film  (1993)
  • See You in Hell, My Darling (Tha Se Do Sti Kolasi Agapi Mou)  (1999)
  • Loser Takes All (O Hamenos Ta Perni Ola)  (2002)
  • The Zero Years  (2005)


  • The Grave Diggers ( I Timvorihi)  Short Stories  (1964)
  • The Angry Balkan (Orgismenos Valkanios)  Novel  (1977)
  • The Wretches Are Still Singing (Ta Kourelia Tragoudane Akoma) Screenplay  (1980)
  • Sweet Bunch (Glykia Symmoria)  Screenplay  (1984)
  • Pigs in the Wind (Gourounia ston Anemo) Novel  (1993)
  • Loser Takes All (O Hamenos Ta Perni Ola)  Screenplay  (2003)
  • A hit in the eye of Montezuma (Mia Stekia Sto Mati Tou Montezouma) Novel  (2007)


  • The Seven Boxes Of Pandora (Ta 7 Koutia Tis Pandoras) by: Vassilis Ziogas  (1996)


  • The Girl With the Suitcases (1993)