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Michael Cacoyannis

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Michael Cacoyannis (Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης, Michalis Kakogiannis; 11 June 192225 July 2011) was a Greek Cypriot filmmaker, best known for his 1964 film Zorba the Greek. [1]

36 relations: A Girl in Black, A Matter of Dignity, Academy Awards, Antony and Cleopatra, Athens, Attilas '74, BBC, Cinema of the United Kingdom, Coriolanus, Cyprus, Electra (1962 film), Elizabeth Taylor, Euripides, Golden Bear, Greece, Hamlet, Iphigenia (film), Limassol, Marlon Brando, Our Last Spring, Reflections in a Golden Eye (film), Stella (1955 film), Stella Soulioti, Sweet Country (1987 film), The Bacchae, The Day the Fish Came Out, The New York Times, The Old Vic, The Trojan Women (film), The Wastrel, Windfall in Athens, World War II, Yael Dayan, Zorba (musical), Zorba the Greek (film), 10th Berlin International Film Festival.

A Girl in Black

A Girl in Black (Το Κορίτσι με τα Μαύρα) is a 1956 Greek dramatic film by the Cypriot director Michael Cacoyannis starring Dimitris Horn and Ellie Lambeti.

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A Matter of Dignity

A Matter of Dignity (Το τελευταίο ψέμα, translit. To teleftaio psema) is a 1958 Greek drama film directed by Michael Cacoyannis.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Attilas '74

Attila '74: The Rape of Cyprus is a 1974 documentary film by Michael Cacoyannis about the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Cinema of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century.

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Coriolanus

Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1605 and 1608.

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Cyprus

Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.

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Electra (1962 film)

Electra (Ηλέκτρα Ilektra) is a 1962 Greek film based on the play Electra, written by Euripides.

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Elizabeth Taylor

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.

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Euripides

Euripides (Εὐριπίδης) was a tragedian of classical Athens.

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Golden Bear

The Golden Bear (Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Greece

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Hamlet

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.

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Iphigenia (film)

Iphigenia (Ιφιγένεια) is a 1977 Greek film directed by Michael Cacoyannis, based on the Greek myth of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who was ordered by the goddess Artemis to be sacrificed.

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Limassol

Limassol (Λεμεσός; Limasol or Leymosun) is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus and capital of the eponymous district.

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director.

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Our Last Spring

Our Last Spring (Ερόικα, translit. Eroica) is a 1960 Greek drama film directed by Michael Cacoyannis and based on the 1938 novel "Eroica" by Greek writer Kosmas Politis.

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Reflections in a Golden Eye (film)

Reflections in a Golden Eye is a 1967 American film directed by John Huston based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Carson McCullers.

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Stella (1955 film)

Stella (Στέλλα) is a 1955 Greek film is a retelling of Carmen featuring Melina Mercouri.

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Stella Soulioti

Stella Soulioti (February 13, 1920 – November 1, 2012) was a Cypriot attorney and politician.

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Sweet Country (1987 film)

Sweet Country is a 1987 American drama film directed by Michael Cacoyannis and starring Jane Alexander.

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The Bacchae

The Bacchae (Βάκχαι, Bakchai; also known as The Bacchantes) is an ancient Greek tragedy, written by the Athenian playwright Euripides during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of Macedon.

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The Day the Fish Came Out

The Day the Fish Came Out (Greece: Otan ta psaria vgikan sti steria) is a 1967 DeLuxe Color Greek-British comedy film directed and written by Michael Cacoyannis who also designed the film's costumes.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Old Vic

The Old Vic is a 1,000-seat, not-for-profit producing theatre, located just south-east of Waterloo station on the corner of the Cut and Waterloo Road in Lambeth, London, England.

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The Trojan Women (film)

The Trojan Women (Τρωάδες) is a 1971 American drama film directed by Michael Cacoyannis and starring Katharine Hepburn and Vanessa Redgrave.

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The Wastrel

The Wastrel (Il relitto) is a 1961 Italian-Cypriot drama film directed by Michael Cacoyannis.

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Windfall in Athens

Windfall in Athens is a 1954 Greek comedy film directed by Michael Cacoyannis.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yael Dayan

Yaël Dayan (יעל דיין, born 12 February 1939) is an Israeli politician and author.

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Zorba (musical)

Zorba is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.

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Zorba the Greek (film)

Zorba the Greek (Αλέξης Ζορμπάς, Alexis Zorba(s)) is a 1964 British-Greek comedy-drama film written, produced, edited, and directed by Cypriot Michael Cacoyannis and starring Anthony Quinn as the title character.

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10th Berlin International Film Festival

The 10th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 24 June to 5 July 1960.

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Cacoyannis, Michael, Michael Cacoghiannis, Michael Cacoyiannis, Michael Kakogiannis, Michael Kakoyannis, Michael Kakoyiannis, Michael Yannis, Michalis Cacoyannis, Michalis Cacoyiannis, Michalis Kakogiannis, Michalis Kakoyannis, Michalis Kakoyiannis, Mihalis Kakogiannis, Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Cacoyannis

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