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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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Grigoris Lambrakis, symbol of democracy

* Grigoris Lambrakis (April 3, 1912 – May 27, 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.  Today, May 22, 2013 it has … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and the amazing unforgettable Greek actor Manos Katrakis

* Introduction The name “Manos Katrakis” was new to me when I read it yesterday, preparing my post about the Greek poet Tasos Livaditis. Obviously also he had been sent away to the isle of torture: Makronisos. Searching for information … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and Ζεί, Phaedra, Sutjeska, Serpico, Zorba…..

* Introduction Costa-Gavras (short for Constantinos Gavras or Κωνσταντίνος Γαβράς; born 12 February 1933), is a Greek-born naturalized French filmmaker, who lives and works in France, best known for films with overt political themes, most famously the fast-paced thriller, Z … Continue reading

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Playlists

++ Agnès Baltsa Alexandra Gravas Alexia Aliki Kayaloglou sings Theodorakis Alkinoos Ioannides sings Theodorakis Alkistis Protopsalti Anna Vissi sings Mikis Theodorakis An thymitheis to oneiro mou (honeymoonsong) Antonis Kalogiannis Arcadia Archipelagos Arja Saijonmaa Arja Saijonmaa and Mikis Theodorakis (1996) Arléta … Continue reading

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