Zorba the Greek
"Tumultuously funnytouching.....and brillianlty successful," (Variety), Michael Cacoyannis's powerful film starring ANTHONY QUINN "in the perfomance of his career," (Hollywood Reporter) garnered seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.
On the Greek isle of Crete, Basil (Alan Bates), a shy inhibited writer from England is befriended by Zorba (Quin), a boisterous, gregarious peasant with an astonishing love for life. When Zorba agrees to work at Basil's abandoned mine, it is the begining of a lesson for the young man as he gradually moves from an observer of the world to a participant. This acclaimed classic co-stars IRENE PAPAS and LILA KEDROVA in an Oscar-winning perfomance.
"An utterly absorbing and sharply memorable film." (Hollywood Reporter).
Black and white.
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