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Cacoyannis, Michael

Overview
Works: 140 works in 508 publications in 10 languages and 5,121 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Epic films  Tragedies (Drama)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama  Motion pictures  Television adaptations  History 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Translator, fmd, Interviewee, fmk, fmp, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: PA3975.B2, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Michael Cacoyannis
 
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Most widely held works by Michael Cacoyannis
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis( Visual )

108 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,637 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
The Trojan women by Euripides( Visual )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 675 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 )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 622 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 )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young girl caught in the midst of political intrigue and corruption. Under the leadership of Agamemnon, the Greek army is about to set sail to engage in a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. When the army grows restless, Agamemnon seeks to improve morale by providing better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment, say the gods, is the sacrifice of his daughter, Iphigenia. Agamemnon sends for Iphigenia with a message that she will marry the great solider Achilles. Iphigenia arrives for the wedding, accompanied by her mother, Clytemnestra--and the tragic story begins to unfold
Elektra by Johann Haeffner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 329 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 )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 140 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 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 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 83 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 )

10 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 ..."
Michael Cacoyannis' Zorba the Greek( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 28 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
Alexis Sorbas by Nikos Kazantzakēs( 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 19 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
Sweet country( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 15 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
Las troyanas The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hecuba y otras mujeres troyanas se resisten a perder y a entregar su querida ciudad de Troya a manos de los griegos, que les han ganado en el campo de batalla. Un mensajero les anuncia que serán entregadas como premio de un sorteo y que cada una de ellas deberá vivir con el hombre que les haya tocado
Stella : senario by Michael Cacoyannis( Book )

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

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

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A girl in black = To Koritsi me ta mavra
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 filmregisseur uit Cyprus (1922-2011)

Michael Cacoyannis Greek film and stage director

Michael Cacoyannis griechisch-zyprischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Michael Cacoyannis regista cipriota

Michalis Kakojannis

Mihalis Kakogiannis

Mihalis Kakoyannis

Mihálisz Kakojánnisz

Κακογιάννης, Μιχάλης

Κακογιάννης Μιχάλης 1922-2011

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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StellaTo Teleutaio psemma = A matter of dignityA girl in black = To Koritsi me ta mavraAttila 1974 : a testimony on film