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Zorba the Greek, 1964

Zorba the Greek
Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis
Written by: Michael Cacoyannis
Language:  English, Greek
Country:  USA, UK, Greece
Runtime:  142 min
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Zorba the Greek can be described as sentimental, captivating, and bittersweet. The plot revolves around an odd couple, culture clash, and self discovery. Its comic aspect comes from irreverent humor. Zorba the Greek's main genres are drama, foreign, and romance. In terms of style, it is a melodrama. In approach, it is serious and realistic. Zorba the Greek is slow paced. It is set, at least in part, on an island and in a village. It is located in Greece. Zorba the Greek takes place in the 1960s. Visually, it is black and white. The soundtrack is world music. Zorba the Greek is based on a book. The movie has received attention for being essential viewing, critically acclaimed, and an award winner.

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Zorba the Greek (1964)

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Basil, a young English writer of Greek ancestry, meets an older, free-spirited Greek peasant named Zorba... more

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Language: English, Greek
Country: USA, UK, Greece
Release date: 17 December 1964
Runtime: 142 min
Awards: Academy Awards

Awards

Awarded Best Art Direction at the 1964 Academy Awards
Lila Kedrova for Best Supporting Actress at the 1964 Academy Awards

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Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn As Alexis Zorba
Alan Bates Alan Bates As Basil
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