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Mikis Theodorakis

Mikis Theodorakis was born in the Greek island of Chios, in 1925. The exact same year that the other great composer of Greece was born in Xanthi, Manos Hatzidakis. He fought during the 2nd World War, and he was captured at the city of Tripoli. He was tortured, but when he was set free, he joined the partisan army of Greece named EAM, which means ... See full bio »
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 2014 Poios ti zoi mou... (TV Movie)
 2013 Mesa Stis Thalassines Spilies (Documentary short) (music by)
 2013 Recycling Medea: Not an Opera Ballet Film (Documentary) (original music by)
 2011 Mikis Theodorakis. Composer (Documentary)
 2008 Mariza (Short)
 2007 Modern Greeks: Mikis Theodorakis (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Filanthropos eirini (Documentary short)
 2005 Le dernier seigneur des Balkans (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2005)
- Episode #1.3 (2005)
- Episode #1.2 (2005)
- Episode #1.1 (2005)
 2003 Axion Esti: Live Concert at Berwaldhallen (TV Movie) (original music by)
 2003 An thymitheis t' oneiro mou (TV Series)
 2000 Peri anemon kai ydaton (TV Series)
 2000 Sun and Time (Documentary)
 1997 Barluschke (Documentary)
 1988 Sis
 1987 'Epitafios': Mera Magiou... (TV Movie)
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1981 Cavafis (Short)
 1979 Kostas
 1977 Makarios, i megali poreia (Documentary)
 1977 Iphigenia
 1977 Axion esti (TV Movie)
 1976 O Thanasis sti hora tis sfaliaras (segment "7 hronia gypsos")
 1975 Martyries (Documentary)
 1975 Christophe Colomb (TV Movie)
 1974 Edo Polytehneio (Documentary)
 1974 The Rehearsal
 1974 The Story of Jacob and Joseph (TV Movie)
 1973 Serpico
 1973 Sutjeska
 1973 Reidarin värilliset aistimukset (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Biribi
 1970 Nausicaa (TV Movie)
 1970 Onvoltooide democratie (TV Movie)
 1969 Karatel
 1969 Der Maler mit dem Stern (TV Movie)
 1969 Z
 1968 Az élö Antigoné (TV Movie)
 1968 Falak
 1967 The Greeks (TV Short documentary)
 1966 Von Griechenland (Documentary short)
 1965 Kataigida
 1965 I Ellas horis ereipia (Documentary)
 1965 To bloko
 1965/II To nisi tis Afroditis (Documentary short)
 1964 Zorba the Greek (music by)
 1962 Phaedra
 1962/I Electra
 1959 Honeymoon
 1957 Night Ambush
 1953 Eva
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A Member of Parliament from 1964 to 1967 for the leftist EDA party, in 1970 he was exiled after various imprisonments for political reasons and returned to Greece in 1974.

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