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Tag Archives: Melina Mercouri
Fiercely proud and unapologetically independent, Stella–the blonde Rebetico diva Read More »
An American businessman who is mistaken by everybody for a super-secret British agent on the trail of smuggled diamonds. Read More »
A recreation of how the Greek military junta that started in 1967 tragically affected university students. Read More »
In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess Read More »
Nina (Melina Mercouri) is a former silent-film star from Russia who abandons her career to care for her son. Read More »
Kravgi gynaikon / A Dream of Passion (1978) Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri, Ellen Burstyn, Andréas Voutsinas, Drama
Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy “Medea” (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. Read More »
A small-time con-man with passport problems gets mixed up with a gang of world-class jewelry thieves plotting to rob the Topkapi museum in Istanbul. Read More »
Los pianos mecánicos / The Uninhibited (1965) Juan Antonio Bardem, Melina Mercouri, Hardy Krüger, James Mason, Drama
Vincent, a young man from Paris, arrives at the small Spanish village of Caldeya. where his has been loaned a home by his friend, Reginald.
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The powerful Greek shipowner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name. Phaedra, who is the daughter of Thanos’greatest competitor, is a bored woman and has a son from her first marriage. Thanos gives an expensive ring to Phaedra and soon he learns that his estranged son from his first marriage, Alexis, has left the University of Economics in London to dedicate to paint. Thanos asks Phaedra to travel to London to bring Alexis to meet him in Greece. When Phaedra meets Alexis, she falls in love with her stepson and seduces him. Their doomed love affair leads the family to a tragedy.
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