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You've got everthing except one thing: madness! A man needs a little madness, or else... Basil: Or else? Alexis Zorba: ...he never dares cut the rope and be free

ZORBA THE GREEK 1964. Filmed in Crete, Greece. Director: Michael Kakogiannis. Starring Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Pappas, Sotiris Moustakas, Yiorgos Voyagis, Yiorgos Fountas. Music: Mikis Theodorakis. Won 3 Oscars and nominations for numerous other awards.

Mikis Theodorakis - Greek Songwriter and Composer - Symphonic Works : Les Amantes de Teruel, Assi-Gonia, Antigone etc , Other Works: Epitaphios , Romiosini ( Yannis Ritsos) , Epiphania ( Giorgos Seferis) , Mikres Kyklades ( Odysseus Elytis) Films : Phaedra ( Jules Dassin ) , Zorba the Greek ( M. Kakoyannis ) Arrested by the Junta 1967 , one of the Greeks fighting for Democracy up to now

Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas join in a traditional joyful Greek dance in a scene from film "A dream of kings" (1960)