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Lila Kedrova in Zorba the Greek

Zorba the Greek

1964 NR

Basil (Alan Bates), a young English writer, meets a free-spirited Greek peasant named Zorba (Anthony Quinn) on the island of Crete. While Zorba pursues a relationship with aging French courtesan Madame Hortense (Lila Kedrova, who won an Oscar for her role), Basil attempts to court a young widow. Along the way, he learns valuable life lessons from the earthy Zorba, who has an unquenchable &NFi;joie de vivre&NFi_;. Nominated for seven Academy Awards.

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