Irene Papas in Antigone, 1961
[*of the Dorians, but also of the doric column style aesthetics]
She has said: "I never wanted to play sensational parts, or those of desirable women. I wanted to play me... the independent fighter...".
Zorba the Greek, 1964, by Michael Cacoyannis. Based on a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. Shot on the island of Crete, Greece.
Scenes from The Trojan Women in which Irene Papas plays Helen of Troy. Song Asma Asmaton/ Song of Songs lyrics set to music by Vangelis.
Irene Papas in A ciascuno il suo
Irene Papas in Z by Kostas Gavras
Born as Irene Lelekou in 1926. She looks amazing for her age, with absolutely no "work" done.
photo taken a few years ago
photos via mlahanas.de, hotinsights.blogspot.com, icollector.com, thegoldenyears.org