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The Rehearsal (1974)

A recreation of how the Greek military junta that started in 1967 tragically affected university students.

Director:

Jules Dassein (as Jules Dassin)

Writer:

Jules Dassein (as Jules Dassin)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melina Mercouri ... Herself
Mikis Theodorakis
Rénos Mandis Rénos Mandis
Stathis Giallelis
Robyn Goodman Robyn Goodman
Steve Inwood Steve Inwood
Olympia Dukakis
Jerry Zafer Jerry Zafer
Yiannes Iordanidis Yiannes Iordanidis
John Moratus John Moratus
Dmitri Hadjis Dmitri Hadjis
John Randolph John Randolph
Jerrold Ziman ... Doctor (as Jerold Ziman)
Louis Zorich ... (as Lou Zorich)
Salem Ludwig Salem Ludwig
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A recreation of how the Greek military junta that started in 1967 tragically affected university students.

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Country:

UK | Greece

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

January 1974 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Drifting Cities See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Production Co:

Melina Film, Nike Film See more »
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Mono
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(herself): One thing the Greek dictators couldn't do was to stop the Greek people from singing. When things are bad, we sing. And when they are really bad, we sing gay songs.
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to the students and workers who on November Seventeenth, 1975, gave their lives for a free Greece. See more »

Soundtracks

Papadop
Lyrics by Mitsos Kasulas
Music by Iannis Markopoulos
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A strange film....
28 November 2000 | by sadenomSee all my reviews

It is a rather strange film, probably a bit too melodramatic....

Shot in a warehouse in New York, the film tries to give a reconstruction of the vents in the Polytechnic School in Athens, Greece when 40 students were killed while protesting against the ruling junta. You will find some interesting prople participating in the movie such as Lawrence Olivier, Maximillian Shell and Arthur Miller. The film was never shown in cinemas as the junta fell a few days after the shooting was finished.


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