A great Man, who has incorporated the experience of the century has left for Good! Our old generation may remember his film named “Z”!
Z is a 1969 French language political thriller directed by Costa Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos. The film presents a thinly fictionalized account of the events surrounding the assassination of democratic Greek politician Grigoris Lambrakis in 1963. With its satirical view of Greek politics, its dark sense of humor, and its downbeat ending, the film captures the outrage about the military dictatorship that ruled Greece at the time of its making.
Émigrés and World War II
In 1945 Semprun returned to France and became an active member of the exiled Communist Party of Spainpseudonym of Federico Sánchez. He entered the party’s executive committee in 1956. In 1964 he was expelled from the party because of “differences regarding the party line,” and from then on he concentrated on his writing career.…..