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Uniform Title Alexēs Zormpas (Motion picture)
Title Michael Cacoyannis' Zorba the Greek [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox [presents] ; screenplay by Michael Cacoyannis ; produced and directed by Michael Cacoyannis.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    ZOR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 142 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Studio classics ; 21
Studio classic; 21.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
From the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis.
Side A: feature; side B: supplemental.
Special features: commentary by Michael Cacoyannis ; alternate introduction ; "Anthony Quinn : A lust for life" A & E Network Biography ; Movietone news footage ; theatrical trailers ; behind-the-scenes still gallery.
Credits Director of photography, Walter Lassally ; music, Mikis Theodorakis.
Cast Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Pappas, Lila Kedrova, Sotiris Moustakas, Anna Kyriakou, Eleni Anousaki, George Voyadjis, Takis Emmanuel, George Foundas.
Event Filmed on Crete.
Summary A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards for Best Cinematography (B & W), Best Supporting Actress (Kedrova), and Best Art Direction/Set Decoration (B & W); Academy Award Nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Quinn), Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Subject Authors, English -- Greece -- Crete -- Drama.
Miners -- Greece -- Crete -- Drama.
Autores ingleses -- Grecia -- Crete -- Teatro.
Mineros -- Grecia -- Crete -- Teatro.
Crete (Greece) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kedrova, Lila. Actor.
Quinn, Anthony, 1915-2001. Actor.
Bates, Alan, 1934-2003. Actor.
Papas, Irene. Actor.
Moustakas, Sotiris. Actor.
Kyriakou, Anna. Actor.
Anousaki, Eleni. Actor.
Voyagis, Yorgo. Actor.
Emmanuel, Takis. Actor.
Kazantzakis, Nikos, 1883-1957. Vios kai politeia tou Alexē Zormpa.
Foundas, George. Actor.
Cacoyannis, Michael. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Added Title Zorba the Greek
Standard No. 024543115687 50
Music No. 2221568 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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