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Irene Papas as the widow in Zorba the Greek. Very harrowing scene but she's excellent.

Irene Papas as the widow in Zorba the Greek. Very harrowing scene but she's excellent.

Elli Lambeti , a great Greek actress.

Elli Lambeti , a great Greek actress.

IRENE PAPAS,the modern embodiment of classic Greek plays.Her great tragic face so fiercely beautiful that it limited her roles in Hollywood.Still well remembered from Zorba the Greek Guns of Navarone as well as The Brotherhood.Her appearance in the 1969 Academy Award winner, Z, directed by  Costa-Gavras,was as much political statement as performance.Her name means Peace in Greek. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQqP5e_8XvI

IRENE PAPAS,the modern embodiment of classic Greek plays.Her great tragic face…

Electra 1962 - Michael Kakoyiannis  Greek Cypriot director of “Electra” and “Iphigenia”. He also directed “Zorba the Greek”.  ELECTRA (1962) Starring role went to the wonderful Irene Pappas, a Greek actress of classical theatre. (Some of you might remember her from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek). Music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.

This Movie ain’t Greek

Electra 1962 - Michael Kakoyiannis Greek Cypriot director of “Electra” and “Iphigenia”. He also directed “Zorba the Greek”. ELECTRA (1962) Starring role went to the wonderful Irene Pappas, a Greek actress of classical theatre. (Some of you might remember her from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek). Music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.

Κατερίνα Γώγου: 'Η ποιήτρια και των επόμενων γενεών''-  Katerina Gogou Poetry's next generation. Πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι/ αυτό το άσπρο κομμάτι χαρτί/ πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι το φεγγάρι.../ Πώς θροΐζει μέσα μου/ αυτό τον παγωμένο χάρτη στο βυθό/ πώς με κοιτάει έτσι το φεγγάρι...../Πως σκύβει έτσι πάνω στο στόμα μου να δει/ αν ανασαίνω ο Καρυωτάκης... " Απόντες", 1986

Κατερίνα Γώγου: 'Η ποιήτρια και των επόμενων γενεών''- Katerina Gogou Poetry's next generation. Πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι/ αυτό το άσπρο κομμάτι χαρτί/ πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι το φεγγάρι.../ Πώς θροΐζει μέσα μου/ αυτό τον παγωμένο χάρτη στο βυθό/ πώς με κοιτάει έτσι το φεγγάρι...../Πως σκύβει έτσι πάνω στο στόμα μου να δει/ αν ανασαίνω ο Καρυωτάκης... " Απόντες", 1986

Elli Lampeti

Elli Lambeti , a great Greek actress.

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