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Cacoyannis, Michael

Overview
Works: 155 works in 535 publications in 11 languages and 5,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Tragedies (Drama)  Epic films  Melodrama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Mythological plays  Motion pictures  Bible films  History 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Translator, fmd, Commentator, fmp, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Contributor, fmk
Classifications: PA3975.B2, 882.01
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Zorba the Greek( Visual )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her
Michael Cacoyannis' Zorba the Greek by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

106 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Greek island of Crete, this is the story of an inhibited English writer who is befriended by a boisterous peasant named Zorba and in the process the young man moves from an observer of the world to a participant
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
The cherry orchard by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it
Iphigeneia by Euripides( Visual )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Agamemnon stands ready to launch his infamous thousand ships to retrieve the beautiful Helen of Troy. As the wind refuses to blow, a priest condemns him for sacrilege, and the powerful general is pressured to sacrific his daughter to save the states. Threatened and tormented, Agamemnon is faced with sending his child like a lamb to the slaugher and betraying his wife
Elektra by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desolation and despair reign supreme in the kingdom of Mycenae. The great Agamemnon has been brutally murdered; his son Orestes has fled and his daughter Electra has been imprisoned within the walls of the castle. All hope seems lost until the sacred oracle speaks and replaces Electra's broken spirit with an unquenchable desire for justice and bloody vengeance
The story of Jacob and Joseph( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of two brothers who turn against one another out of selfish greed
The Bacchae by Euripides( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Williams handles the spoken poetry in a flexible verse that encompasses a wide range of tone. His treatment of the lyrics uses a rhythmically bold form whose accents would particularly lend themsleves to effective choral acting
Stella by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella, in an effort to liberate herself from traditional Greek society, embarks on a series of passionate love affairs that ends in tragedy
To Teleutaio psemma = A matter of dignity( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Greek, Modern and Greek, Ancient and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl from a wealthy family on the verge of bankruptcy is forced to marry a boring Greek-American millionaire whom she fundamentally despises
A girl in black = To Koritsi me ta mavra( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in Greek, Modern and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Athenian writer, on holiday on the island of Hydra, lodges with a family of impoverished gentility. The daughter of the house falls in love with him but he is too immature to respond until a disaster, provoked by spiteful, vengeful peasants, shocks him into an awareness of his own involvement in life and its responsibilities
Iphigeneia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Greek, Modern and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believed to be cursed by a powerful and angry goddess for his slaying of a deer, Agamemnon must sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia to remove the curse which has prevented the winds from blowing and his ships from moving forward on their mission to Troy
Attila 1974 : a testimony on film by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary captures a timeless instance of the fate of the tiny country disregarded in the maneuverings of a major power preoccupied with different and richer stakes. It captures the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974. Includes an epilogue entitled "25 years later ..."
Alexis Sorbas by Nikos Kazantzakis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zorba le Grec by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba." IMDB
To Koritsi me ta mavra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Greek, Modern and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Athenian writer, on holiday on the island of Hydra, lodges with a family of impoverished gentility. The daughter of the house falls in love with him but he is too immature to respond until a disaster, provoked by spiteful, vengeful peasants, shocks him into an awareness of his own invovlement in life and its responsibilities
The day the fish came out by Kaiē Tsitselē( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella : senario by Michael Cacoyannis( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in Greek, Modern and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet country( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film depicts the aftermath of the 1973 assassination of Salvador Allende and its effect on a prominent, politically liberal Chilean family and on an idealistic American couple living in Chile. Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on the eve of the military takeover of 1973, Anna is livid ... and this is made worse by the fact that Eva, the ex-personal assistant to Allende's wife, has been arrested by the soldiers of the new Pinochet regime and taken into custody where she is emotionally and sexually defiled. She is released, only to be further harassed by one of her arresting officers, Raoul, who poses as her protector but wishes to rape her. Meanwhile, Anna becomes involved with a Canadian journalist named Paul, who is compiling information for an extensive journalistic treatment of the coup. Anna and Ben organize an escape for Eva, over the walls of a convent to the safety of an embassy
Las troyanas The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las mujeres troyanas se resisten a entregar su querida ciudad de Troya a los griegos una vez han ganado la batalla. La caída de la ciudad es para estas mujeres el inicio de la esclavitud y el de una vida desgraciada. Además, un mensajero les anuncia que serán el galardón de un sorteo y que tendrán que vivir con el hombre que les toque a cada una de ellas
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A girl in black = To Koritsi me ta mavra
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StellaTo Teleutaio psemma = A matter of dignityA girl in black = To Koritsi me ta mavraAttila 1974 : a testimony on film
Alternative Names
Cacogiánnis, Michális 1922-2011

Cacogiánnis, Mikhális 1922-2011

Cacojannis, M. 1922-2011

Cacoyannis, Michael

Cacoyannis Michael 1922-2011

Cacoyánnis, Michális 1922-2011

Cacoyannis Michel 1922-2011

Cacoyánnis, Mikhális 1922-2011

Cacoyiannis Michael P. 1922-2011

Cacoyiannis, Michalis 1922-2011

Kakogianneēs, Michaleēs

Kakogiannēs, Michalēs

Kakogiannēs, Michalēs 1922-2011

Kakogiannis, Michalis 1922-2011

Kakogiannis, Mihalis

Kakogiannis, Mihalis 1922-2011

Kakogiánnis, Mikhális 1922-2011

Kakojanis, Michalis.

Kakojannis, Michalis 1922-2011

Kakoyánnis, Michális 1922-2011

Kakoyánnis, Mikhális 1922-2011

Kakuiannēs, Michalēs 1922-2011

Michael Cacogiannes

Michael Cacoyannis

Michael Cacoyannis filmregisseur uit Cyprus (1922-2011)

Michael Cacoyannis Greek film and stage director

Michael Cacoyannis griechisch-zyprischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Michael Cacoyannis réalisateur et metteur en scène grec

Michael Cacoyannis regista cipriota

Michalis Kakojannis

Michalis Kakojannis řecký filmový režisér

Mihalis Kakogiannis

Mihalis Kakogiannis Kreikkalainen elokuvaohjaaja

Mihalis Kakoyannis

Mihálisz Kakojánnisz

Κακογιάννης, Μιχάλης

Κακογιάννης Μιχάλης 1922-2011

Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης

Какояннис, Михалис

Михалис Какоянис

Міхаліс Какоянніс

Միխալիս Կակոյաննիս

מייקל קקויאניס

مایکل کاکویانیس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان قبرسی

മൈക്കിൾ കകോയാനിസ്

카코지아니스, 미할리스 1922-2011

マイケル・カコヤニス

邁克爾·卡柯揚尼斯

迈克尔·柯杨尼斯

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