Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 7, 1957

A Girl in Black (Hermes; Kingsley International). Cyprus-born Director Michael Cacoyannis, 35, son of a corporation lawyer, got his theatrical education in London and won a Diploma of Merit from the Edinburgh Film Festival for his first picture, Windfall in Athens (1953). His Stella (1955) was a box-office smash in Europe. A Girl in Black, quite aside from its merits and demerits as art and entertainment, should give U.S. audiences some sharp new impressions of what life is like in modern Greece.

The fact seems to be that in its social structure, Greece is...

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