Opening in Theaters on February 16th

Alex & Eve

2015 Romantic Comedy

Synopsis

Synopsis

“Alex & Eve,” a timely romantic comedy that takes star-crossed lovers to an entirely different realm, is based on the hit Australian play of the same name by Alex Lykos (who also scripts the film). It is the story of Alex (Richard Brancatisano) a handsome, Greek Orthodox man in his mid-thirties whose parents want him to marry a good Greek girl. The problem is Alex has fallen in love with Eve (Andrea Demetriades), a confident Lebanese Muslim woman. But Eve’s parents have arranged for her to marry a Lebanese Muslim man. Torn between different religions, traditional and modern values, Alex and Eve’s family try everything under the heavens to stop them from falling in love.

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Cast & Crew

Andrea Demetriades


Andrea Demetriades (born 1987) is an Australian actress known for her television, theatre and film roles.

Demetriades was born in Perth, the youngest of four sisters. Her father, Costas, emigrated from Cyprus in 1969 and met her mother, Athena. Athena was born in Perth but her father was from Andros, Greece. Athena is an artist and Costas became a Greek language teacher and a translator, helping people with legal matters and translating in hospitals and welfare departments.

Demetriades studied Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and Communications and Cultural Studies at Curtin University. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Acting) degree in 2006.

Demetriades is best known for her role as Lina Badir in the television series Crownies. She reprized the role for the spin-off series Janet King in 2014 and 2016. Her television guest roles include All Saints as Felicity Summers in 2009, Mr & Mrs Murder as Lola and Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries as Beatrice in 2013. Demetriades appeared in the critically acclaimed 2015 Australian drama series The Principal as Hafa Habeb. In 2017 she starred in both the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's TV series Seven Types of Ambiguity, and Pulse as Doctor Lou Tannis. In 2018 she also starred in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's TV series Squinters.

Demetriades has featured in the films Nerve and Around The Block. Her theatre roles include Bell Shakespeare's Pericles, for which she was nominated for a 2009 Green Room Award and she toured Australia in Bell Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in 2010. She starred as Eliza Doolittle in Sydney Theatre Company's 2012 production of Pygmalion.

Demetriades is one of the main protagonists in the 2015 film Alex & Eve about dating between a Greek (Alex, played by Richard Brancatisano) and a Muslim Lebanese (Eve, played by Demetriades).

Richard Brancatisano

Richard Brancatisano, also known as Richie Branco, is an Australian Actor, Singer and Musician. He is best known for his role as Dominic in ABC Family's 'Chasing life' and Alex in the international Feature film 'Alex and Eve'. In 2014 he was Nominated for the Teen Choice award for Choice TV Breakout star.

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