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Papas, Irene

Works: 295 works in 801 publications in 11 languages and 14,026 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Propaganda films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irene Papas
  • by Stephen William Rousseas ( )
  • Iphigenia by Euripides ( Visual )
Most widely held works by Irene Papas
Z by Costa-Gavras ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A leading opposition MP is murdered at a rally. The police are anxious to establish the event as an accident, but the examining magistrate proves otherwise
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him, the townsmen attack her. He is taught the necessary response to life and its tragedies
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots by Charles Jarrott ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England, comes alive in this epic film
Captain Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The idyllic beauty of Greece's Mediterranean coast has been invaded by Italy, bringing legions of soldiers to the once tranquil island of Cephallonia. Captain Corelli, an officer with an irrepressibly jovial personality and passion for the mandolin, initially alienates a number of the villagers, including Pelagia, the daughter of the village doctor. Pelagia is an educated and strong-willed woman and while at first offended by the Italian soldier's behavior, she slowly warms to his certain charms as they are forced to share her father's home
Antigone by George Tzavellas ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Greek tragedy of Sophocles in which King Creon orders Antigone's death for burying her slain brother against the King's desire
The odyssey by Andreĭ Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mighty warrior king Odysseus 'victorious return from the Trojan war and becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his beautiful and faithfull wife, Penelope. Aided by the goddess Athena, Odysseus braves all the terrors and temptations of a mysterious, far-fung world, matching witz and wiles with a fantastic array of beings both mortal and monstrous
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their ten year siege, the victorious Greek army seeks to curse those Trojans whom fate has yet spared. Separated from their children, denied their mourning and destined to slavery, the woman of fallen Troy huddle within the parched wreckage of their once glorious city. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache, discovers her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen disparately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. But it is Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, whose enduring dignity and unfaltering strength makes cowards of Troy's captors
The message al-Risālah ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of Mohammed, the prophet who founded Islam
Iphigenia by Euripides ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After committing a sacrilegious act, King Agamemnon must sacrifice his daughter and thus betray his wife Iphigenia in order to save the state
Jacob by Peter Hall ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For seven long years, Jacob has labored to earn the right to marry beautiful Rachel. Now the seven years are up, but Rachel's devious father substitutes his elder daughter on the wedding night. One of the greatest love stories from the Bible
Eréndira by Ruy Guerra ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black comedy in which a teenage girl is forced into prostitution by her greedy grandmother
Um filme falado A talking picture by Manuel de Oliveira ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Maria and her history professor mother embark on an ocean cruise from Portugal to Bombay, India. As three mysterious and glamorous women board the ship, their picturesque journey begins to grow in tension and complexity
The message the story of Islam by Moustapha Akkad ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of Mohammad, the prophet who founded Islam
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
Elektra ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in Greek, Modern and English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oreste et Électre savent que c'est l'amant de leur mère Clytemnestre qui a tué leur père Agamemnon lorsqu'ils étaient enfants. Oreste a quitté le pays alors qu'Électre reste brûlante de vengeance. Des années plus tard, Oreste revient enfin
Yerma ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yerma is the lonely housewife of a Spanish farmer. She longs to have a child, but believes she is unable to conceive. Upon learning from an elderly psychic woman that the problem may have more to do with her husband, Yerma rebels against her lonely life and her place in society
Omar Mukhtar, lion of the desert Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931
Iphigeneia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Greek, Modern and held by 209 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
Moses by Gianfranco De Bosio ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Condensed from the six hour mini-series made for British television. The story of the Hebrew, Moses, who was raised by the Pharaoh's daughter. He was chosen by God to lead the Jews from the Pharaoh's tyrannical rule
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Lelekou, Irene
Lelekou, Irene 1926-
Papâ Ei̓rī́nī 1926?-....
Pappâ Ei̓rī́nī 1926?-....
Pappas, Irene
Pappas, Irene 1926-
Pappas, Irirni
Παπά, Ειρήνη 1926-...
Παππᾶ Εἰρήνη 1926?-....