An aimless Englishman finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a lust for life. As he discovers the earthy pleasures of Greece, the Englishman finds his view on life changing. Sublime score by Mikis Theodorakis, the theme becoming Greece’s signature music. Written by Nikos Kazantzakis.
An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.