"To be an international personality, you should really be yourself. Do not imitate. When you're Greek, Greek to remain [...]. This made Melina. This was a global superstar and a fantasy level, will forever be the image of Greece. " Gavras
Hollywood, Broadway, Marlon Brando, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Aristotle Onassis, Robert Kennedy, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, Joan Crawford, Ava Gardner, Shirley MacLaine, Peter Ustinov, Kirk Douglas, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda, Francoise Sagan, Marguerite Duras, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali ... Based on unpublished personal testimonies, written documents and audio-visual material of the era, this book illuminates the distinctive artistic path of Melina in America from 1957 to 1974 and monitor the development of international career from its first appearance on the big screen until the final return to Greece. Outline the process by which a Greek key competencies talent and personality won a world. A mythical world why she rarely spoke and who now revealed full glow and nostalgia. The world of Melina ...
By Giorgos Arximandritis and Spiros Arsenis. 288 pages. Paperback. Patakis publications.