International Cinema in the Greek Islands

International cinema in the Greek islands

The altered Greek mural is in itself the ideal accomplishments for accurate productions with assorted content. Greece, of course, is articular abroad with the sun, the sea, the Greek lifestyle, the excitement, the acceptable aliment and the accommodation of the locals. All the aloft accredit to the Greek islands, which back the 60′s accept amorphous to be acclimated as a amplitude in which important all-embracing cinema films accept evolved, which owe their authenticity, success, and acceptance to the Mediterranean landscapes. These films contributed decidedly to the associate of Greek islands by adopted visitors and to the conception of the Greek allegorical summer that never ends.

The a lot of important and a lot of acclaimed of these films are the following:

“BOY ON A DOLPHIN”, (1957)

“Boy on a dolphin” was the aboriginal blur of all-embracing assembly anytime attempt in Greece accurately in Hydra, starring Sofia Lauren, Alan Ladd and Clifton Webb. The blur was a battleground for the island which afterwards the blur fabricated it a acreage of allure for bags of tourists and abnormally a abode of anniversary and abode of artists and intellectuals of that period. The cinematographic arena area Sofia Lauren sings the song “What is Love” is one of the highlights of the movie.


The appellation conveys all the feel of the blur and the faculty of the island of Amorgos. Wonderful underwater shots that actualize a bewitched angel that glorifies the Mediterranean and the accent of accurate friendship.

Luc Besson with these appearance created a monumental, abstruse cine for all time. The bank of “Agia Anna” in Amorgos will be for the accomplished apple afterwards this cine the dejected summer we will consistently recover.


Italian blur acclimatized with an Oscar-winning film. The complete blur is filmed in Kastelorizo, a mural that is actively complex in the film’s activity and atmosphere. The beauties of the island are masterfully presented and accomplish up a altered ambience for the film.


In 2001, the island that has been acclimatized by American cinema is Cephalonia. The case takes abode during the Abundant War and finds on the island the a lot of accurate arena that her administrator could dream of. Major actors in the capital roles (Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz), admirable acclimatized landscapes ensured success and fabricated the island of the Ionian known.


Zorbas. The already acclaimed atypical by N. Kazantzakis, which translated with abundant success into abounding adopted languages, became a acclaimed American blur in 1964. The blur unfolds in the apple of Stavros, Chania. There, on a beach, we watch Anthony Quinn as Zorba dancing the Syrtaki in music by M. Theodorakis, which will become the a lot of acclaimed Greek music anytime since. The Lady Kedrova Oscar aswell belongs to the parchments of the podium. Afterwards the film, the name Zorbas will represent annihilation Greek and will become the attribute of the absolutely changeless spirit. Outstanding and the estimation of Alan Bates, who is the hero on the adverse ancillary of Zorba.


Mykonos for Shirley Valentine (1989). The name of the housewife of the blur that will become alike with the joy of activity and adulation acknowledgment to a cruise to Mykonos. Thus, the acclaimed nightlife island, the catholic environment, the abandon and the complete summer of Greece will acquisition its a lot of acceptable exponent. Tom Conti will now be the best Greek, acceptable amount and fantasy of all the housewives of the world. The alehouse that stars in the cine on the bank of Ag. John.


One of the world’s additional classical films starring Anthony Quinn. The old boondocks of Rhodes is the absolute arena of the blur in which some of the a lot of important monuments of the island are displayed. The blur is classical and its success was closed with an Oscar choice and an Oscar for the best effects. Later, the all-embracing admirers will be reminded of Rhodes through Roger Moore, TellySavalas, Claudia Cardinale, Jaqueline Bisset, Ben Kingsley starring in films filmed on the island.


Corfu with its cultural monuments, its celebrated abstruse atmosphere, and its aureate beaches, was the ideal ambience for an chance by the a lot of acclaimed catholic cinema agent. Greek adorableness is appear by the adorableness that the abettor avalanche in adulation with and the architect of the island. Roger Moore even disclaims his admired martini cocktail for the account of Corfiot wine bubbler on a cine arena at the arty admirable Theotoki winery.


Darryl Hanah and Peter Gallaher as new gods of adulation reside in the a lot of bewitched abode of summer amative adventures on the accomplishments of the Santorini caldera. The dusk and the appearance from assorted locations of the island accomplish the island a acclaimed abode of destination for all lovers.


In 2003, Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft is at the aiguille of her glory, and Santorini takes off with her on some scenes of the blur that makes a difference. The bewitched angel of the caldera steals the appearance and Santorini rises to the top of the a lot of absorbing islands in the world.

“MAMMA MIA!”, (2008)

It is absolutely Skopelos! It’s about appointment Broadway’s agreeable to the big screen. The adventure is placed in Skiathos and brings the Sporades in the spotlight; admirers ascertain a altered adorableness abroad from the images that are acclimatized to the Cyclades. Throughout the film, the exoteric dominates by presenting a altered ambience of admirable beaches, chapels, and coves. The case is affected by ABBA’s archetypal songs that are abundantly accurate by Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Amanda Seyfried starring. Nothing is like the Greek Kalokeri of the film.

“THE IMMATURE”, (2014)

Italian blur was filmed absolutely in Paros, which is for the protagonists the abode of escape from the backbreaking accustomed life. Together we watch a panorama of Paros with the beaches, the villages that abduction the adorableness of the island and backpack the Cycladic scents and the faculty of the holiday.

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