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by Yannis Smaragdis


Through this film our aim is to promote the fascinating personality of Nikos Kazantzakis, as well as the enchanting scenery of Greece that molded him into the man he became. The great Cretan writer used to say that his life was defined by his travels and his dreams. This is exactly what the director is planning to achieve with this film; His journeys to Germany, Austria, Russia, France and Mount Sinai and through these experiences, to also show his philosophical and metaphysical quests.

original title: Nikos Kazantzakis
country: Greece
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Yannis Smaragdis
release date: GR 23/11/2017
screenplay: Yannis Smaragdis
cast: Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos, Stefanos Linaios, Marina Kalogirou, Nikos Kardonis, Argyris Xafis, Youlika Skafida, Thodoris Atheridis, Alexandros Kampaxis, Anthoula Katsimatides, Zeta Douka
cinematography by: Aris Stavrou
film editing: Stella Filippopoulou
art director: Giorgos Patsas
costumes designer: Giorgos Patsas
producer: Eleni Smaragdi
production: Alexandros Films
distributor: Audiovisual
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