Z

Z (1969)

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

Writing:
  • Jorge Semprún
  • Vasilis Vasilikos
Directing:
  • Costa-Gavras
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  • Release Date: 1969-02-26
  • Language: Français | English | Pусский
  • Country: DZ, FR
  • Runtime: 127
  • Revenue: $83,305

Gabriel Jabbour

Bozzini (uncredited)

Sid Ahmed Agoumi

(uncredited)

Irene Papas

Hélène

Jacques Perrin

Photojournalist

Jean-Pierre Miquel

Pierre, a lawyer

Jean-Louis Trintignant

Examining Magistrate

Pierre Dux

General

François Périer

Public Prosecutor

Maurice Baquet

Heroic Bricklayer

Magali Noël

Nick's Sister

Guy Mairesse

Dumas aka The Russian

José Artur

Le rédacteur en chef du journal (uncredited)

Jean Bouise

Georges Pirou

Andrée Tainsy

Nick's Mother

Jean Dasté

Illya Coste

Van Doude

Hospital Director

Eva Simonet

Niki, the Prosecutor's Daughter

Georges Rouquier

(uncredited)
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