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A film by Maximianno Cobra
based on Shakespeare's
Timon of Athens.

Athens 417B.C.E. Celebrated general and esteemed nobleman Timon of Athens has spent his life and fortune generously bestowing gifts, favours and feasting upon the citizens of Athens, both rich and poor alike. Facing bankruptcy he seeks aid from the many false friends he has adorned with wealth, but as their generosity wains, so too does Timon's patience for the corruption of society.

Adapted by Maximianno Cobra, from Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens", the film exposes the timeless challenge of social hypocrisy, disillusion and annihilation against the poetics of friendship, love and beauty.

Feature Film – Estimated running time: 2h20min.

Production Status: Filming

Postponed due to COVID-19 crisis - We plan to resume filming by next November or early 2021. This decision is made with the safety of everyone as our foremost consideration.

Estimated Release Date: 2021-2022

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Together with our partners, Quintessence Studios and Kostya Studio, we have been working on this production from day one. Our specific areas of expertise allow us to ot bring the necessary support throughout the organisational process with regards to casting calls, rehearsals and promotional content.
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