Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Apr. 16, 1980Greece, Italy, West Germany235 Min.N/A
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Synopsis

Based on some historical events, the film gives a romanticized biography of Theodoros Kolokotronis, a Greek historical hero serving as a metaphor for Greece herself. Based on a circular view of history, the film presents conflicting ideologies – primitive communism, anarchism, chiefdom or kingdom, personality cult – and shows the institutions of property and power in a bad light.

Original title Ο Μεγαλέξαντρος
IMDb Rating 7.5 591 votes
TMDb Rating 8.26 votes

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Cast

Omero Antonutti isAlexandros
Alexandros
Eva Kotamanidou isAlexandros' daughter
Alexandros' daughter
Grigoris Evangelatos isAlexandros' schoolteacher
Alexandros' schoolteacher
Miranda Kounelaki isMrs. Tzelepis
Mrs. Tzelepis
Laura De Marchi isItalian anarchist
Italian anarchist
Toula Stathopoulou isVillage woman
Village woman
Thanos Grammenos isVillage man
Village man

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