Worldwide cinema within the Greek islands
The distinctive Greek panorama is in itself the best backdrop for cinematic productions with assorted content material. Greece, in fact, is recognized overseas with the solar, the ocean, the Greek life-style, the thrill, the great meals and the hospitality of the locals. All of the above consult with the Greek islands, which because the 60's have begun for use as an area wherein essential worldwide cinema movies have developed, which owe their authenticity, success, and recognition to the Mediterranean landscapes. These movies contributed considerably to the acquaintance of Greek islands by overseas guests and to the creation of the Greek legendary summer season that by no means ends.
A very powerful and most well-known of those movies are the next:
“BOY ON A DOLPHIN”, (1957)
“Boy on a dolphin” was the primary movie of worldwide manufacturing ever shot in Greece particularly in Hydra, starring Sofia Lauren, Alan Ladd and Clifton Webb. The movie was a landmark for the island which after the movie made it a land of attraction for hundreds of vacationers and particularly a spot of vacation and residence of artists and intellectuals of that interval. The cinematographic scene the place Sofia Lauren sings the track “What’s Love” is likely one of the highlights of the film.
“BIG BLUE” AMORGOS BY LUC BESSON (1988)
The title conveys all the texture of the movie and the sense of the island of Amorgos. Fantastic underwater photographs that create a magical picture that glorifies the Mediterranean and the significance of true friendship.
Luc Besson with these options created a monumental, mysterious film all the time. The seashore of “Agia Anna” in Amorgos will probably be for the entire world after this film the blue summer season we’ll at all times get well.
Italian movie honored with an Oscar-winning movie. The whole movie is filmed in Kastelorizo, a panorama that’s actively concerned within the movie's affair and environment. The beauties of the island are masterfully introduced and make up a novel setting for the movie.
“CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN”, (2001)
In 2001, the island that has been honored by American cinema is Cephalonia. The case takes place throughout the Nice Battle and finds on the island essentially the most genuine scene that her director may dream of. Main actors in the principle roles (Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz), lovely pure landscapes ensured success and made the island of the Ionian recognized.
“ZORBA THE GREEK”, (1964)
Zorbas. The already well-known novel by N. Kazantzakis, which translated with nice success into many overseas languages, grew to become a widely known American movie in 1964. The movie unfolds within the village of Stavros, Chania. There, on a seashore, we watch Anthony Quinn as Zorba dancing the Syrtaki in music by M. Theodorakis, which is able to change into essentially the most well-known Greek music ever since. The Girl Kedrova Oscar additionally belongs to the parchments of the rostrum. After the movie, the title Zorbas will characterize something Greek and can change into the image of the fully unaltered spirit. Excellent and the interpretation of Alan Bates, who’s the hero on the alternative aspect of Zorba.
“SHIRLEY VALENTINE”, (1989)
Mykonos for Shirley Valentine (1989). The title of the housewife of the movie that may change into synonymous with the enjoyment of life and love due to a visit to Mykonos. Thus, the well-known nightlife island, the cosmopolitan surroundings, the exuberance and absolutely the summer season of Greece will discover its most fitted exponent. Tom Conti will now be the very best Greek, conventional determine and fantasy of all of the housewives of the world. The tavern that stars within the film on the seashore of Ag. John.
“NAVARONE CANNONS”, (1961)
One of many world's second classical movies starring Anthony Quinn. The previous city of Rhodes is the right scene of the movie wherein a few of the most essential monuments of the island are displayed. The movie is classical and its success was sealed with an Oscar nomination and an Oscar for the very best results. Later, the worldwide viewers will probably be reminded of Rhodes by Roger Moore, TellySavalas, Claudia Cardinale, Jaqueline Bisset, Ben Kingsley starring in movies filmed on the island.
“FOR YOUR EYES ONLY”, (1981)
Corfu with its cultural monuments, its historic mysterious environment, and its golden seashores, was the best setting for an journey by essentially the most well-known cosmopolitan cinema agent. Greek magnificence is revealed by the wonder that the agent falls in love with and the sights of the island. Roger Moore even disclaims his favourite martini cocktail for the sake of Corfiot wine consuming on a film scene on the imposing lovely Theotoki vineyard.
“SUMMER LOVERS”, (1982)
Darryl Hanah and Peter Gallaher as new gods of affection stay in essentially the most magical place of summer season erotic adventures on the background of the Santorini caldera. The sundown and the view from numerous components of the island make the island a widely known place of vacation spot for all lovers.
“LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: THE CRADLE OF LIFE”, (2003)
In 2003, Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft is on the peak of her glory, and Santorini takes off along with her on some scenes of the movie that makes a distinction. The magical picture of the caldera steals the present and Santorini rises to the highest of essentially the most spectacular islands on the earth.
“MAMMA MIA!”, (2008)
It’s actually Skopelos! It's about transferring Broadway's musical to the massive display. The story is positioned in Skiathos and brings the Sporades within the highlight; viewers uncover a distinct magnificence away from the photographs which might be accustomed to the Cyclades. All through the movie, the outside dominates by presenting a novel setting of lovely seashores, chapels, and coves. The case is framed by ABBA's basic songs which might be tremendously supported by Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Amanda Seyfried starring. Nothing is just like the Greek Kalokeri of the movie.
“THE IMMATURE”, (2014)
Italian movie was filmed totally in Paros, which is for the protagonists the place of escape from the tiring on a regular basis life. Collectively we watch a panorama of Paros with the seashores, the villages that seize the great thing about the island and carry the Cycladic scents and the sense of the vacation.