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Zorba the Greek Dance Anthony Quinn "Did you say dance?" "Boss, I have so much to tell you..."

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“This is true happiness: to have no ambition and to work like a horse as if you had every ambition. To live far from men, not to need them and yet to love them. To have the stars above, the land to your left and the sea to your right and to realize of a sudden that in your heart, life has accomplished its final miracle: it has become a fairy tale.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

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"It was the dancing. When my little boy Dimitri died…and everybody was crying… Me, I got up and I danced. They said, "Zorba is mad." But it was the dancing — only the dancing that stopped the pain." Zorba, in Zorba the Greek

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• Sirtaki • Zorba the Greek, 1964 • Alan Bates & Anthony Quinn. One of my all time favorite movies. Oh and one of my all time favorite movie soundtracks, too.

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Mikis Theodorakis - Greek Songwriter and Composer - Symphonic Works : Les Amantes de Teruel, Assi-Gonia, Antigone etc , Other Works: Epitaphios , Romiosini ( Yannis Ritsos) , Epiphania ( Giorgos Seferis) , Mikres Kyklades ( Odysseus Elytis) Films : Phaedra ( Jules Dassin ) , Zorba the Greek ( M. Kakoyannis ) Arrested by the Junta 1967 , one of the Greeks fighting for Democracy up to now

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