Movie

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Ellie Lambetti as Mina Lambrinou
Awards: Edinburgh Film Festival, Diploma of Merit

1954

Windfall in Athens

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on a play by J. Cambanellis)
Actors: George Foundas as Miltos, Melina Merkouri as Stella
Awards: Hollywood Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film

1955

Stella

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Ellie Lambetti as Marina
Awards: Hollywood Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film, Silver Bear (Moscow Film Festival, 1958)

1956

A Girl in Black

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Ellie Lambetti, Athena Michailidou
Awards: England’s Critics Award

1958

A matter of Dignity

Movie

Genre: Social Drama
Scenario: Michael Cacoyannis- Jane Cobb (based on a novel by Cosmas Politis)
Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Description: Footage from the film (masked boys)
Awards: Berlin Festival, “Special Reference”, Thessaloniki Film Festival (Best Director Award)

1960

Our Last Spring (Eroika)

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario: Michael Cacoyannis, Frederick Wakeman
Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Van Heflin (Duncan Bell), Michael Stellman (Duncan Bell’s son)
Awards: Selected for the Cannes International Film Festival

1961

The Wastrel

Movie

Genre: ancient tragedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on Euripides tragedy)
Actors: at the centre on the left Irini Papas (Electra), at the centre on the right Aleka Katselli (Clytemnestra), rest of the cast
Awards: Best Sound Adaptation Award/ International Youth Union Award/ Thessaloniki Film Festival 1962: Best film, Direction, Leading Actress/ Greek Critics Union: Best Film, Direction, Actress in Leading Role, Actress in Supporting Role, Actor in Leading Role, Music/ Awards at the festivals of Edinburgh (1962), Acapulco (1962), Berlin (1963)/ Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Film/ Apart from the Oscar nomination ELECTRA won 25 awards.

1962

Electra

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis)
Actors: Alan Bates as Basil, Anthony Quinn as Alexis Zorbas
Awards: 7 Oscar Nominations (Best Film, Direction, Screenplay Adaptation, Photography, Scenery, Actor in Leading Role, Actress in Supporting Role)/3 Oscar Awards (Photography, Scenery, Actress in Supporting Role)/Golden Globe/ International Critique Award

1964

Zorba the Greek

Movie

Genre: Comedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Dimitris Ioakimidis (Police Officer), Costas Papaconstantinou (Manolios), Extras
Awards: International Organization for Peace Award

1967

The Day the Fish Came Out

Movie

Genre: Ancient Tragedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on Euripides’ tragedy)
Actors: Katharine Hepburn as Hecuba, Vanessa Redgrave as Andromache
Awards: International Organization for Peace Award

1971

The Trojan Women

Movie

Genre: Documentary
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Description: Soldiers
Awards: Best Full Length Documentary, Florence

1974

Attila 74: The Rape of Cyprus

Movie

Genre: Ancient Tragedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on Euripides’ tragedy)
Actors: Irene Papas (Clytemnestra), Tatiana Papamoschou (Iphigenia)
Awards: Oscar Nomination (Best Foreign Language Film)/ 3 Awards at Thessaloniki Film Festival

1977

Iphigenia

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on a novel by Carolyn Richards)
Description: Snapshot from the shooting (Michael Cacoyannis, extras)

1986

Sweet Country

Movie

Genre: Comedy
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Actors: Panos Michalopoulos (Anestis Kalogeropoulos), Irene Papas (Maria Nakou)

1992

Up, Down and Sideways

Movie

Genre: Drama
Scenario/Direction: Michael Cacoyannis (based on Anton Chekhov’s play)
Description: Snapshot from the shooting, we can see Michael Cacoyannis, Alan Bates (Leonid Andrejevitsj Gajev), Tushka
Awards: Special Audience Grand Prix Award, Montreal World Film Festival

1999

The Cherry Orchard

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