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Irene Papas

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Born: September 3, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Greece Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Talking Picture, A (2003) as Helena
Rosa Maria is a young history professor traveling with her daughter, Maria Joana, on a cruise through the Mediterranean to Bombay where they will meet her husband. This cruise is taking them to places never visited before--Ceuta, Marseille, Pompei, Athens, Egypt, Istanbul--and the trip becomes a jou
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
During World War II, an Italian Captain named Antonio Corelli is put in command of a garrison that is occupying the Greek island of Cephallonia. When the Italians arrive on the unspoiled island, they think of it as a Greek vacation, the war a distant radio dispatch. At first the villagers resent the
Inquietude (1998) as Mae ("Mother Of A River")
A father, in an attempt to save his son from becoming decrepit, tries to drive him to suicide. When both protagonists die we realize that we have been watching a 1930s production of Helder Prister Monteiro's stage play "The Immortals." The film then follows the story of two male audience members wh
Yerma (1998)
Party (1996) as Irene
A chamber piece about tormented male-female relationships which revolves around Leonor, a headstrong young wife who develops a burning obsession with an aging Don Juan, Michel, at a garden party she and her husband, Rogerio, throw at their villa in the Azores; meanwhile, Rogerio, has begun a flirtat
Jacob (1994)
Telefilm on the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Jacob conspires with his mother Rebakeh to cheat his brother Esau out of his birthright. Fleeing his family home in fear of his brother''s wrath, Jacob spends the next 14 years in servitude to his Uncle Laban in return for the hand of his daughter Rachel.
Pano Kato Ke Plagios (1993) as Maria
A modern-day sex farce depicting the relationship between Maria, her gay son Stavros and the series of madcap adventures they share in their elegant house.
Lettera da Parigi (1992) as Gina
After a four year absence a singer returns from Paris to Italy to claim her son and meets resistance from the father she once loved.
La Batalla de los Tres Reyes (1990)
A grand scale historical drama about the Mediterranean region set in the 16th century.
Island (1989) as Marquise
Three women, each running from their own emotional crisis, meet on a Greek island and in turn learn from their shared desperate situations.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1988)
When it is discovered that a young bride is not a virgin the man who seduced her is killed, and her husband abandons her for 17 years.
High Season (1988) as Penelope
Sweet Country (1987)
In the mid-1970s, Anna and Ben relocate from the United States to Chile, and find the country in a state of turmoil following the murder of leftist President Salvador Allende. After the couple become friends with Eva, whose daughter Anna worked for Allende, Anna's connection to the fallen leader put
Assisi Underground, The (1985)
Wartime drama about the role the city of Assisi played in saving Jewish targets of the Holocaust by lending them refuge in the convents and monasteries of that holy city.
Into The Night (1985)
A nerdy scientist, despondent over his wife''s cheating ways, takes off into the night and ends up with an attractive female jewelry smuggler on the lam, who drags him, unwittingly, into an adventure-filled evening where they are pursued by some evil crooks out to get her and her cache.
Il Disertore (1983) as Mariangela
Erendira (1983)
Lion of the Desert (1981)
A Libyan resistance leader fights against Italian invaders on the eve of World War II.
Bloodline (1979)
Elizabeth Roffe inherits her family-owned multi-national pharmaceutical company and soon finds herself targeted after an investigation reveals her father's death was not an accident.
Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli (1978)
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Iphigenia (1977) as Clytemnestra
The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter Iphigenia.
Mohammad Messenger of God (1976)
Depicts the Birth of Islam and the life of the prophet Mohammad.
The Trojan Women (1971) as Helen
Hecuba and the other women of Troy rise to find their city in ruins and their cause lost. The city has fallen into Greek hands and it is likely their lot to become slaves of Greek soldiers. A messenger approaches to inform them that the lots have been drawn and each woman will be taken to the man who drew for her. Of particular interest is Hecuba's daughter, Cassandra, who is chosen for the Greek kings bedchamber. She has received word of this news already and is in hiding because she has sworn an oath to the gods that she will live as a virgin. When she is found she has some particularly nasty things to say about treatment at Greek hands.
Non Si Sevizia un Paperino (1971)
In Sicily, Italy, a psycho killer is going around hacking up young boys. There are several suspects, including a gypsy witch, a local prostatute, and a priest. Early slasher film from director Lucio Fulci.
A Dream of Kings (1969) as Caliope
The father of a dying boy tries to find the money to move his family to Greece.
Z (1969) as Hélène
A political assassination uncovers a hotbed of corruption.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) as Queen Catherine of Aragon
Anne Boleyn fights to keep Henry VIII''''s love and her head in the midst of palace intrigue.
The Desperate Ones (1968) as Ajmi
We Still Kill the Old Way (1968) as Luisa Roscio
When an idealistic professor tries to implicate the mafia in the murder of two Sicilian civilians, he is met upon by a an extensive conspiracy that includes the government.
The Brotherhood (1968) as Ida
The head of a Mafia family goes head to head with his younger brother who doesn't want to adhere to the old codes of operation.
Zorba the Greek (1964) as Widow
An amoral Greek peasant teaches a British student the meaning of life.
The Moon-Spinners (1964) as Sophia
A teenage girl, vacationing in Greece with her Aunt, stumbles upon a young man being chased by some local criminals.
Electra (1962) as Electra
A young princess plots to avenge her father''''s death by killing her mother.
Antigone (1962) as Antigone
Film adaptation of Socrates classic.
The Guns of Navarone (1961) as Maria
A team of Allied saboteurs fight their way behind enemy lines to destroy a pair of Nazi guns.
Attila (1958)
Attila the Hun goes to Rome and wreaks all kinds of havoc. Fortunately, the Pope enlists a little Divine intervention to stop the barbaric invader before all is lost.
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) as Jocasta Constantine
A brutal rancher has to soften his ways to win the woman he loves.
Theodore, Imperatrice Byzantine (1954) as Faidia
Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. Teodora seeks justice for her people, and revolution and armed conflict erupt in both Byzantium and Rome.
The Man from Cairo (1953) as Yvonne Le Beaux

Music (feature film)

Russicum (1989)
After the assassination of a nun jeopardizes the long-awaited reconciliation between the Roman Catholic Church and the Ukranian Orthodox Church, an American diplomat investigates and unearths the potentially deadly "Third Solution," an agreement between the Kremlin and the Vatican.

Cast (special)

Odyssey, The (1996)
Documentary exploring Homer's tale of the incredible journey of Odysseus, the Trojan war hero, back to his family and kingdom in Ithaca. Through clips from the movie "Ulysses," NASA footage of the disastrous Apollo 13 mission and interviews, the special relives Odysseus' extraordinary journey, links

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Odyssey, The (1997)
Two-part adaptation of Homer's "The Odyssey," the epic poem that follows the Greek warrior Odysseus (Ulysses) as he makes his arduous and event-filled, ten-year journey home to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Moses (1975)
This biblical spectacular, which ran in hour-long segments over a six-week period and then turned up theatrically in a severely edited version not long after its initial TV showing, marked Burt Lancaster's TV acting debut, as well as that of his son, William (as Young Moses), best known as the write

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