Mercouri


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Mercouri

(mɜːˈkuːrɪ)
n
(Biography) Melina (məˈliːnə). 1925–94, Greek actress and politician: her films include Never on Sunday (1960); minister of culture (1981–85 and 1993–94)
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Noun1.Mercouri - Greek film actress (1925-1994)
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Yannis Kalavrianos directs NTNG's summer production, Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides, in a new translation by Pantelis Boukalas and with Anthi Efstratiadou, the 2016 recipient of the Melina Mercouri theatre award, in the role of Iphigenia.
To a man and woman (Melina Mercouri was the minister of culture) they admired and respected us.
The originators of the ECOC idea were the Ministers of Culture in Greece (Melina Mercouri) and France (Jacques Lang).
Professor Yiannopoulos had a spontaneity, a rush of accented English, an unquenchable abundance of self and life--recalling, at least for this American, Kazantzakis's Zorba (1) or the spirited Melina Mercouri in Jules Dassin's 1960 comedy, Never on Sunday.
Topkapi (RTE 2, 1.35pm - 3.50pm) Comedy, starring Melina Mercouri and Peter Ustinov.
Se, no caso de Medeia, a catarse justifica a existencia do que e experimentado atraves de mimeses--conforme fica claro no filme Nunca aos domin gos (Never on Sundays, de Jules Dassin), quando a personagem de Melina Mercouri reitera seu ponto de vista de que Medeia "de fato" nao assassinou os filhos, ao ver a atriz que desempenhou Medeia de volta a cena (no final da representacao da peca para agradecer os aplausos) acompanhada das criancas atrizes, que representaram sua prole, obviamente vivas--o mesmo argumento nao pode ser aplicado a Beloved.
IN JULES DASSINS 1960 COMEDY NEVER ON Sunday Melina Mercouri's Piraeus demimondaine weeps at the awful denouement of "Medea," but cheers up when the actors take their curtain call.
Mercouri's official declaration in her capacity as Minister of Culture, that Greece will claim the return of the Parthenon marbles.
Since the project began in 1985, dreamed up by that illustrious pair of cultural heavies, Melina Mercouri from Greece and Jack Lang from France, more than 50 cities have been chosen for the accolade, frequently smaller towns of marked character and regional distinctiveness.
KARACHI: Arshad Afridi, then a young diplomat at the Pakistani Embassy in Athens, poses with his guest, the prominent Greek actress and parliamentarian Melina Mercouri. The photograph was taken in 1980.