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Zorba The Greek (1964) Movie Review

While visiting Cyprus (Greek side) again this year for a nicely executed convalescence, I was introduced to this film through its main theme song, which played through the town of Protaras like it was part of the atmosphere – curiosity kicked in, and the rest as they say, was history. 1,004 more words

Movie Reviews

The Movie That Nearly Killed The Godfather: The Brotherhood (1968, directed by Martin Ritt)

Once upon a time, Paramount Pictures released a movie about an Italian-American organized crime family.

It was a self-styled epic that used the Mafia as a metaphor for both business and politics.   520 more words


11 international women in film

Gallery | To mark International Women’s Day 2016, we celebrate women in film from around the world. Here are 11 women to honour and admire this year. 186 more words


MONDAY FEBRUARY 7TH, 2016: "Zorba The Greek", directed by Michael Cacoyannis, starring Anthony Quinn and Alan Bates


When an English writer finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island, his joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. 17 more words

Cult Film


Released:  1969

Cast:  Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jacques Perrin

Oscar Wins:  Best Film Editing (Francoise Bonnot), Best Foreign Language Film (Algeria)

Oscar Nominations:  … 1,049 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die