In 1964, in Chania, Crete, Michael Cacoyannis made the film, Zorba the Greek). The screenplay is based on Nikos Kazantzakis’ novel,
Life and State by Alexis Zorba
, while the music is written by Mikis Theodorakis. Three Greek filmmakers, with global reach, meet in this film, which wins three Academy Awards and is played with great success in cinemas all over the planet. The album is a narrative of this global, timeless, journey of Zorba. It includes 50 lithographic and offset posters from the film’s projection to the world. Also, clippings of the international press, worldwide editions of records of the film’s soundtrack, photos from the shooting, manuscripts of the creators.
With Archival Material & Posters from the Film
Collection & Curation: Lefteris Lambrakis