The Girl in Black

The Girl in Black

Infobox Film
name = The Girl in Black

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director = Michael Cacoyannis
producer = Hermes Film
writer = Mihalis Kakogiannis
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starring = Ellie Lambeti
Dimitris Horn
Giorgos Foundas
Eleni Zafeiriou
Stephanos Stratigos
Notis Peryalis
Nikos Fermas
Anestis Vlahos
Thanasis Veggos
music = Arghyris Kounadis
cinematography = Walter Lassally
editing = Emilios Proveleggios
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released = 1956
runtime = 100'
country = GRC
language = Greek
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imdb_id = 0049419

'The Girl in Black' (Greek language:Το Κορίτσι με τα Μαύρα) is a 1956 Greek dramatic film by Cypriot director Michael Cacoyannis starting Dimitris Horn and the hauntingly lovely Greek actress Ellie Lambeti. The films takes place on the Greek island of Hydra, where two Athenian visitors become entangled in local squabbles and feuds after one of the Athenians falls in love with a local girl.


The film a Golden Globe award for Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film in 1957. [ [ Koritsi me ta mavra, To (1956) ] ] It was also nominated for a Golden Palm award.


Lambetti's performance in the film is haunting. The film was one of the first Greek films to do well internationally.
*Ellie Lambeti... Marina
*Dimitris Horn... Pavlos
*Giorgos Foundas... Hristos
*Eleni Zafiriou ... Froso
*Stephanos Stratigos... Panagis
*Notis Peryalis ... Antonis
*Anestis Vlahos ... Mitsos
*Thanassis Veggos... policeman


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