Zorba the Greek

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 22 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1964
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Documentary: "Anthony Quinn: A Lust For Life"
    • Audio Commentary: Michael Cacoyannis - Director
    • Movietone News Footage

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
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Art Direction by
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Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"To be alive is to look for trouble -- only death is not."
  - Alexis Zorba (Anthony Quinn)

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1964 - Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (b&w)
Academy Awards 1964 - Best Supporting Actress: Lila Kedrova

Product Description:

Basil, a young English writer of Greek ancestry, meets an older, free-spirited Greek peasant named Zorba (Anthony Quinn) on the island of Crete. While Zorba pursues a relationship with Madame Hortense, an aging French courtesan, the inhibited Basil summons up the courage to court a young widow. The young, unhappy Englishman finds himself learning valuable life lessons from Zorba, the earthy peasant who has a zeal for everything he does. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor (Quinn) and winner of three, including Best Supporting Actress (Lila Kedrova).

Plot Keywords:

Character Study | Essential Cinema | Family Interaction | Prostitutes / Whores | Romance | Self-Discovery | Social Issues | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Additional cast: Eleni Anousaki (Lola), Sotiris Moustakas (Mimithos), Takis Emmanuel (Manolakas), George Voyadjis (Pavlo), Anna Kyriakou (Soul).
  • A Rockley/Cacoyannis production.
  • This film also inspired a Broadway musical.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 91,571
  • UPC: 024543115687
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16/lbs (approx)
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