Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Writer: Nikos Kazantzakis, Michael Cacoyannis
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova, Giorgos Foundas
Countries: Greece, United States
An aimless English writer finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. As he discovers the earthy pleasures of Greece, the Englishman finds his view on life changing.