More Greek than the Greeks, Gus & Maria argue how to fix a priest’s failure to sign their marriage license years ago, & their granddaughter worries her parents Ian & Toula that she might attend a far away college.
A Greek village ruled by Turks chooses a shepherd as Christ in the annual Passion Play. When the priest refuses to help refugees the shepherd resists him.
Zorba the Greek is so filled with life force that he dances in the face of disaster as well as joy. His friendship with leads even the reclusive Basil to join him in the dance of life.
A middle aged Greek full of life expresses joy and pain thru dance. Zorba influences a shy Brit to celebrate life even when their plans to open a mine fail.