Z Movie Review 1969

Information and Film Reviews for Z the Movie

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The assassination of a Greek nationalist in the 1960s and its aftermath are portrayed by the notorious political director as a gripping detective thriller. Excellent performances, adequate cinematic techniques, and important politics in this highly acclaimed film.

Distribution

Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS
Running time 128 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Assassination, Greece--Modern, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Constantin Costa-Gavras
Cast
Yves Montand, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Irene Papas, Charles Denner, Georges Geret, Jacques Perrin, Francois Perier, Marcel Bozzuffi
Director
Constantin Costa-Gavras
Music
Mikis Theodorakis
Producer
Cinema 5

Awards

Oscars 1969: Film Editing, Foreign Film; Cannes 1969: Special Jury Prize, Actor (Trintignant); Golden Globes 1970: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1969: Director (Costa-Gavras), Film; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1969: Film.

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