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All things Greek and wonderful!
One of my all-time favorite movies! Coming from the 50’s generation, I remember seeing this movie when I was a teenager and being absolutely fascinated by the Greek setting, music and dancing. I believe that this movie contributed to my interest in foreign movies to this day. The song “Never on Sunday” was very popular on the radio in the 60’s. If you don’t remember it now, you probably will, once you hear it.
The story line in this movie is clever and charming. The variety of characters pull you right into the story. It’s dramatic, funny and at the same time, romantic. Tame by today’s standards, this movie must have been considered very risqué for its time, but it remains entertaining to this day…..timeless!!! A must-see for old movie buffs.
When a man is ridiculous, he rarely notices.
To a committed hellenophile, this film represents all things that are great about Greece – the food, the music, the people.
First, there is the incomparable music of Manos Hatzidakis, who won an Oscar for the title song.
Then, there is Melina Mercouri, the star of the film, who won at Cannes for her role, as well as getting an Oscar and BAFTA nomination. The Minister of Culture after the fall of the dictatorship in Greece, she was magnificent.
She later married the writer/director of the film, Jules Dassin, who received two Oscar nominations for this film, as well as a BAFTA nomination. Dassin is also well know for the film Rififi.
Watching film is a trip back to the old Greece when the spirit was high and people lived life to the fullest. It is a trip worth taking many times.
Original Language el
Runtime 1 hr 31 min (91 min), 1 hr 33 min (93 min) (Argentina), 1 hr 37 min (97 min) (USA)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Jules Dassin
Writer Jules Dassin
Actors Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas
Awards Won 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 8 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm