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Ali Pasha and Mrs Frosyni (1959)

O Ali Pasas kai i kyra Frosyni (original title)
The forbidden love between legendary Mrs Frosini with the son of Ali Pasa, Mouhtar and her tragic death in the lake of Ioannina.

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Cast overview:
Gely Mavropoulou ... Kyra Frosyni
Dionysis Papagiannopoulos ... Ali Pasas
Zoras Tsapelis Zoras Tsapelis
Michalis Nikolinakos ... Muhtar
Lykourgos Kallergis
Athanasia Moustaka
Vasilis Kanakis Vasilis Kanakis
Aggelos Mavropoulos Aggelos Mavropoulos
Kostas Baladimas
Dimitris Koukis
Sasa Kastanou Sasa Kastanou
Stelios Papadakis Stelios Papadakis
Dinos Megrelis Dinos Megrelis
Fotis Metaxopoulos Fotis Metaxopoulos ... Dancer
Sofia Labraki Sofia Labraki ... Dancer
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In early-19th-century Ioannina, Greece, under the thumb of the tyrannical Ottoman Empire, the charming first-born son of the autocratic Ali Pasha, Muhtar Bey, and the statuesque Greek widow, Frosyni, secretly fall in love. However, the dangerous clandestine affair of the mismatched lovers grabs the attention of Muhtar's vindictive wife, Hanife, who, without a second thought and blind with jealousy, demands the lady's punishment. As a result, as Muhtar tries to suppress a mutiny in the city of Adrianople, the lewd Ali Pasha decides to grant the wish of his spiteful daughter-in-law and condemns the young adulteress to death in the silent Lake of Ioannina. Now, the lake's dark and deep waters await proud Frosyni. Is there an escape from the judgement and wrath of the Pasha? Written by Nick Riganas

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The movie was screened during 1958-1959 and sold 32,201 tickets. It came 16th out of 51 movies. See more »

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Remade as I limni ton stenagmon (2005) See more »

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Country:

Greece

Language:

Greek

Release Date:

1959 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Ali Pasha and Mrs Frosyni See more »

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Anzervos, Tzal Films See more »
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