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A team of explorers embark on a mission to investigate underwater an abandoned mine revealing its hidden secrets. Join their quest to explore this underworld and witness their discoveries which were hidden for almost half a century since these works were abandoned and the sections flooded. The documentary provides a unique insight to these areas from their last day of operation and a first hand account on the many challenges and dangers faced by the team in their journey to accomplish what seemed impossible.

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  • Chris Giatrakos
  • Erikos Kranidiotis
  • Erikos Kranidiotis
  • Erikos Kranidiotis
  • Chris Giatrakos
  • Akis Pallis
    Key Cast
  • Hercules Katsaros
    Key Cast
  • Nikos Leloudas
    Key Cast
  • Kostas Efthimiadis
    Key Cast
  • Konstantinos Voukelatos
    Key Cast
  • Ioannis Exarchos
    Key Cast
  • Christina Mamaloukaki
    Key Cast
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    Documentary, Exploration, Drama
  • Runtime:
    38 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 11, 2022
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    Modern Greek (1453-)
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Director Biography - Chris Giatrakos, Erikos Kranidiotis

Erikos Kranidiotis
Born in 1977 in Athens. He is half Greek and half British and spent many years living in Bournemouth, U.K. He completed his studies obtaining a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in International Business Administration and worked for five years in the banking sector prior to returning to Greece in 2006. Upon returning to Greece, he completed his military service and since 2008 works as a Customer Success Manager for a large Fintech company. Erikos began scuba diving over ten years ago and immediately fell in love with the sport. A fully certified Trimix and Cave Diver and a founding partner of the addicted2h2o team. The team have explored many historic wrecks, caves, and mines over the past few years. He is currently leading the underwater exploration of the Greek Mines in Lavrio. A project which started in May of 2019 with the team so far managing to explore ten different mine sites whilst capturing the first underwater images from mines in Greece.

Chris Giatrakos
Founder and owner of 8Film Productions company is a filmaker based in Athens, Greece. In his teens he spent most of his time with radio and photography but soon he discovered a new passion and fell in love with filming. He has worked with all the major broadcast networks, renowned directors and top class audiovisual production companies in the field of filmmaking with a specialization in aerial shooting. One of the first profesionally certified drone pilots in Greece.

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Director Statement

Much work and care has gone into the production of this film documentary and our aim is to share our story with your audience and convey to them all the emotions we went through during our journey and making of this film.