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Mary and the Feathered Nights

UK, 1985 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Eleni Alexandrakis

Mary's brothers are determined to marry her oil. She has no intention of marrying until she is ready. Her gesture of independence begins 10 cause some problems.

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