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Cacoyannis, Michael

Overview
Works: 129 works in 464 publications in 10 languages and 4,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Melodrama  Bible films  Documentary films  Religious films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Translator, fmd, Interviewee, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Cacoyannis
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis( Visual )

129 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,697 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
Iphigeneia by Euripides( Visual )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 638 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
The cherry orchard by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and French and held by 626 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
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 592 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
Elektra by Euripides( Visual )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 333 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
The story of Jacob and Joseph( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. The new versions remain faithful to the original Greek, yet the language has all the immediacy of contemporary English. The result is a series of genuinely actable plays, which bring students as close as possible to the playwrights' original words and intentions." "Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, which include suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities." "Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama is suitable for students of both Classical Civilization and Drama. Useful features include: full synopsis of the play; commentary alongside translation for easy reference; time line to set the play in its historical context; guide to pronunciation of names; and index of topics and themes."--Jacket
Stella by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 126 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 )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Greek, Modern and Greek, Ancient and held by 104 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 in 2000 in Greek, Modern and held by 95 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
Attila 1974 a testimony on film by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 64 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 )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 22 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
To Koritsi me ta mavra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Greek, Modern and held by 20 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 )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 16 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
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 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attila 74 the rape of Cyprus : a personal testimony on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July 1974, the Turkish Army invaded the Republic of Cyprus, forcing thousands of Greeks into displaced persons camps and causing the deaths of thousands more. Upon hearing the devastating reports from his homeland, director Michael Cacoyannis rushed from London to Cyprus in order to document the horrific events on film
The Vikings by K. R. G Pendlesonn( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zorba is the self-appointed aide-de-camp to a young inhibited Englishman of Greek parentage, who has inherited an old lignite mine on the island of Crete
Die Troerinnen nach der Tragödie des Euripides( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day the fish came out( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NATO plane accidently drops its nuclear cargo over Greece, the two pilots must retrieve the radioactive payload before government officials do
 
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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

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

Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης

Какояннис, Михалис

Михалис Какоянис

Міхаліс Какоянніс

Միխալիս Կակոյաննիս

مایکل کاکویانیس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان قبرسی

മൈക്കിൾ കകോയാനിസ്

카코지아니스, 미할리스 1922-2011

マイケル・カコヤニス

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StellaTo Teleutaio psemma A matter of dignityA girl in black To Koritsi me ta mavraAttila 1974 a testimony on filmAttila 74 the rape of Cyprus : a personal testimony on film