Eleftherios Venizelos (1980)

 

 

 

Director:     Pantelis Voulgaris

Starring:     Minas Christidis (Eleftherios Venizelos), Giannis Voglis (Constantine I of Greece), Dimitris Myrat (George I of Greece), Manos Katrakis (Petros), Olga Karlatos (Sophia of Prussia), Anna Kalouta (Revue Actress), Zorz Sarri, Maria Konstadarou, Eirini Inglesi (Pinelopi Delta), Andreas Filippides (Admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis), Vasilis Diamantopoulos (Apostolos), Nikitas Tsakiroglou (Lieutenant Alexandros Hatzikyriakos), Thodoros Moridis (Emmanouil Benakis), Stavros Xenidis (Emmanouil Repoulis), Vasos Andronidis (Georgios Streit).

The story of famed Greek politician Elefterios Venizelos. 

 

 

Spoiler Warning:

 

 

 


Historical Background:

 

The films deals with the period from 1909 to 1920.

The military league invited E.V. to Athens.

He pushed the concept of National Redemption.

He improved the economy and the nationís cultural life.

All his work was destroyed by political corruption and foreign intervention.

 

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