Category Archives: Films

Electra, the film

A critical view on the film Electra as a creation based on the Greek mythology, and the effects of the role of mythology in the fatalistic Greek belief system. This belief system is comparable with a prison that keeps Greece away … Continue reading

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Film: Honeymoon (1959)

Being a fanatic collector of youtube videos with Theodorakis’ music I found today an upload of a film, presented in the category “Mikis Theodorakis” among the newest uploads on YouTube , but I did not recognize the title: “La miel … Continue reading

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Ill met by moonlight

‘Ill met’ is the opposite of ‘well met’, an archaic greeting meaning ‘It is fortunate that we meet’, or simply ‘nice to see you’. This means that “Ill met by moonlight” could mean:  ‘It’s bad luck that we have met … Continue reading

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Kazantzakis

Kazantzakis is the title of a new film, that will be released in November 2017. Kazantzakis is the well known name of a world famous Greek author and philosopher. Nikos Kazantzakis, born 18 February 1883, died  26 October 1957. This year, … Continue reading

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Letters from Marusia

Mikis Theodorakis wrote the soundtracks for a lot of films, mostly very well known, often used in concerts, but the film-music of “Actas de Marusia” is hardly used. Maybe  therefore the title sounds rather strange, in my ears. Marusia, not Ma … Continue reading

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