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Papas, Irene

Works: 303 works in 817 publications in 11 languages and 13,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Propaganda films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irene Papas
  • Iphigenia by Euripides( Visual )
  • by Stephen William Rousseas( )
Most widely held works by Irene Papas
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

62 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member 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 by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, which control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis( Visual )

36 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 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
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots by Charles Jarrott( Visual )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 1,222 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 949 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 )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 850 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 Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 560 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 466 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 message al-Risālah( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 455 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 426 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
Jacob by Peter Hall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 383 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 362 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 350 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 )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of Mohammed, 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 333 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 286 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
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 that she is unable to conceive. Upon learning from an elderly psychic woman that the problem may have more to do with her husband than herself, 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 250 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 211 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 1929-

Papâ Ei̓rī́nī 1926?-....

Papas, Irene 1929-

Pappâ Ei̓rī́nī 1926?-....

Pappas, Irene

Pappas, Irene 1926-

Pappas, Irene 1929-

Pappas, Irirni

Παπά, Ειρήνη 1926-...

Παππᾶ Εἰρήνη 1926?-....

The message the story of Islam