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Films shot in Cyprus March 20, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Movies Life Greek.

Aphrousa (1971)
Aviotes Mnimes aka Unwitnessed Memories (2000)
The Beloved (1970) > Yanni returns to his homeland on a Greek island after several years in London. He begins searching for his teenage passion, Elena, but discovers she is a married woman now and the adultery that follows leads to violence and crime.
Crucero de verano (1964)
The death of Klinghoffer (2003) > This film won two awards and was nominated for a further three. An adaptation from the John Adams opera on the true life incident that took place in the mid 80s.
Dyo ilioi ston ourano (Two suns in the sky) (1991)
Espresso (2000)
Exodus (1960) > Starring Paul Newman. The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being offloaded on Cyprus. An intelligence officer succeeds in getting them back on board their ships only to have the harbour blocked by the British with whom they must negotiate.
First Time (2006) > Two versions were made of the same script. One in English and the other in Greek.
Forgetting Aphrodite (2004) > Katie, 16 years old, joins her estranged aunt Sonia and her family on vacation on the island of Cyprus. Soon, Katie meets Antonis, a handsome local, and falls in love. However, one night Sonia takes Katie dancing and shades of paradise are revealed. When Sonia unexpectedly introduces Antonis, Katie believes this to be her aunt’s blessing. Instead, it seems like Katie is not the only one in need of an exotic experience.
Full Circle (2006) > A son concludes his ultimately successful 32-year search for the father he never knew. In 1968, submariner Don Manor was lost at sea with 68 fellow submariners. Dan was returning home to Israel abroad the INS Dakar to see his newborn son, Arnon, when tragedy struck. Midday across the Mediterranean, communication was lost. A year later the Dakar emergency buoy washed up on the Egyptian coastline. The crew were no longer considered missing but lost at sea. Follow Arnon’s emotional, compulsive journey from London to LA to Cyprus to Israel and then to the ocean.
Ghost in The Noonday Sun (1973) > Starring Peter Sellers, the film is about a pirate crewman who kills his captain.
Incense for the Damned (1971)
The Longest Day (1962)
Black Emanuella (1979) > After years of abuse at the hands of her husband, Emmanuelle is pushed to a breaking point and she hires a hit man to get rid of her husband.
Little Black Riding Hood (2002) > This film was nominated for an award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Mediterranean Journey
The Greenhouse Effect (2005) > Nominated for one award, it’s a rewarding, coming-of age drama from Russia.
Red Thursday (2003)
Resurrection (2006)
The Road to Ithaca (1996)
Roads and Oranges (1996) > Two sisters lose their father in the 1974 war but they find out he’s alive and set out to find him.
You are welcome Sirs, to Cyprus (1965)
Secret Paths (2006)
Fractured (2006)

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