Her last appearance on (1980) stage was in the summer of 1980 at the ancient theatre of Epidaurus in Greece as Klytaemnistra in Aescylus "Orestia". The play was once more directed by Karolos Koun and performed by his Art Theatre.In 1976 she played Euripides "Medea" with Dimitri Papamichael as Jason.
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"I was born Greek and I would die Greek. Mr. Pattakos was born a dictator and he will die as a dictator." Her reply to the fact that the Military dictatorship in Greece (1967-1974) in Greece had proclaimed that she was no longer a Greek citizen.
Another festival was presented in Greece in 2002 honoring the couple Melina Mercouri-Jules Dassin
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Never on Sunday
The last Greek Goddess