Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1965)

Best Picture

Alexis Zorbas (1964)

Oscar [Nominee] (1965)

Best Director

Alexis Zorbas (1964)

Oscar [Nominee] (1965)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Alexis Zorbas (1964)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1966)

Best Film from any Source
Greece/USA.

Alexis Zorbas (1964)

UN Award [Nominee] (1966)


Alexis Zorbas (1964)

Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (1960)


Eroika (1960)

Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1977)


Ifigeneia (1977)

Technical Grand Prize [Winner] (1962)


Ilektra (1962)

Award [Winner] (1962)

Best Cinematic Transposition (Prix de la meilleure transposition cinématographique)

Ilektra (1962)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1962)


Ilektra (1962)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1961)


Il relitto (1961)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1958)


To teleftaio psemma (1958)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1956)


To koritsi me ta mavra (1956)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1955)


Stella (1955)

Grand Prize of the Festival [Nominee] (1954)


Kyriakatiko xypnima (1954)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (1984)

Best Feature

Ifigeneia (1977)

David di Donatello Awards

Golden Plate [Winner] (1965)


Alexis Zorbas (1964)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Diploma of Merit [Winner] (1954)

Best Film

Kyriakatiko xypnima (1954)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1965)

Best Director

Alexis Zorbas (1964)

Hellenic Film Academy Awards

Hellenic Film Academy Award [Winner] (2011)

Honorary Award

Montréal World Film Festival

Grand Prix Special des Amériques [Winner] (1999)


Thessaloniki Film Festival

Greek Union of Film and Television Technicians Award [Winner] (1999)


The Cherry Orchard (1999)

Greek Competition Award [Winner] (1977)

Best Film

Ifigeneia (1977)

Greek Competition Award [Winner] (1962)

Best Film

Ilektra (1962)

Greek Competition Award [Winner] (1962)

Best Director

Ilektra (1962)

Hellenic Association of Film Critics Award [Winner] (1962)

Best Film

Ilektra (1962)

Hellenic Association of Film Critics Award [Winner] (1962)

Best Director

Ilektra (1962)

Greek Competition Award [Winner] (1961)

Best Director

Eroika (1960)