Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama
An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
In the earlier stages of filming, Director Michael Cacoyannis and Anthony Quinn had frequent disagreements, as Cacoyannis felt that Quinn was being too over-the-top.
Hey boss, did you ever see a more splendiferous crash?
Near the end of the movie, when the log is coming down the hill it is seen as fairly round and the bark is rough and peeling, like a natural log. But when the log gets to the end of the cable, it appears to be a fake log with no bark and a visible framework that makes it look multi-sided rather than round.