Zorba The Greek (1964)
Anthony Quinn's much-beloved performance as a lusty Greek residing on the island of Crete highlights this Oscar-winning film about living life to its fullest. Quinn's Zorba becomes mentor to a young English writer (Alan Bates), and the two find themselves involved in difficult romances, bad business schemes, and tragic events. With Lila Kedrova and Irene Papas. 142 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English stereo, mono, Spanish mono, French mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; alternate introduction; audio commentary; Quinn "Biography" episode; newsreel footage; theatrical trailers; photo gallery.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Supporting Actress (Lila Kedrova), Best Cinematography (Black and White), Best Interior Decoration (B&W)
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Actor (Anthony Quinn), Best Director (Michael Caccoyannis), Best Adapted Screenplay