Quotation by Michael Cacoyannis

Basil: Are you married?
Zorba: Am I not a man? And is not a man stupid? I'm a man. So I married. Wife, children, house, everything. The full catastrophe.
Michael Cacoyannis (b. 1922), Greek screenwriter. Basil (Alan Bates) and Zorba (Anthony Quinn), Zorba the Greek (1964).

Cacoyannis was educated in England and wrote the screenplay in English. Based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis.
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