Most widely held works about Irene Papas
Most widely held works by Irene Papas
Z ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
The guns of Navarone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 798 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.
Captain Corelli's mandolin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
In 1941, on a remote Greek island, an Italian artillery garrison is established to maintain order. One Italian officer, Captain Corelli, adopts an attitude of mutual co-existence with the Greeks and engages in such activities as music festivals and courting the daughter of a local doctor. In 1943, however, after Italy surrenders to the Allies and changes sides in the war, Captain Corelli must defend the Greek island against a German invasion.
Zorba the Greek ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 771 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.
Anne of the thousand days ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and German and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Set against the pageantry and political intrigue of 16th century England, the ill-fated marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn is traced, from its spirited beginning to its tragic finale.
Antigone ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 562 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Aided by the goddess Athena, warrior-king Odysseus braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope.
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Anne of the thousand days: Follow King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in one of history's most famous tragic love affairs in the Academy Award winning materpiece starring Richard Burton and Genevieve Bujold.
Iphigenia ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 410 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.
Eréndira ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about a wicked grandmother and her exploitation of her beautiful teenage granddaughter, Eréndira. Filmed in a surreal style similar to that found in so much of the writing of García Márquez.
The message ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of Mohammed, the prophet who founded Islam.
Michael Cacoyannis' Zorba the Greek ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 392 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.
Um filme falado A talking picture ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 376 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 Trojan women ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 363 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 guns of Navarone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A team of Allied military specialists are recruited for a dangerous but imperative mission: to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied fortress in Greece and disable two long-range field guns so that 2,000 trapped British soldiers may be rescued. Faced with an unforgiving sea voyage, hazardous terrain, and the possibility of a traitor among them, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives.
Jacob ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 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.
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Italian and held by 301 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.
Yerma ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 255 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.
Elektra ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 249 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.
Antigone a tragedy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
The Greek tragedy by Sophocles in which King Creon orders Antigone's death for burying her slain brother against the King's desire.
Action and adventure films Anne Boleyn,--Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,--1507-1536 Antigone (Greek mythology) Antigone (Sophocles) Assassination Assassination--Investigation Authors, English Biographical films Drama Elizabeth--I,--Queen of England,--1533-1603 Euripides Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France Great Britain Greece Greece--Crete Greece--Drama Greek drama (Tragedy) Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547 Historical films History Islam Italy Journalists MacLean, Alistair,--1922-1987 Mandolin Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mary,--Queen of Scots,--1542-1587 Military campaigns Miners Motion pictures, French Muḥammad,--Prophet,--d. 632 Ocean travel Odysseus (Greek mythology) Political crimes and offenses Portugal Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War films World War (1939-1945)
Früherer Name Lelekou, Irene 1926-
Pappas, Irene 1926-
Παπά, Ειρήνη 1926-....
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Multiple languages (14)
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