Cinema: No Zorba

The Day the Fish Came Out. After three days, said Benjamin Franklin, guests and fish begin to stink. After 109 minutes, this particular Fish proves an intolerable guest. Not that the film is without distinction: it was directed by Michael Cacoyannis (Zorba the Greek). It may also be the homosexiest movie since Modesty Blaise. Two fliers (Tom Courtenay and Colin Blakeley) crash-land their nuclear weaponry on a mythical Greek island and spend the rest of the film in their Jockey shorts playing peekaboo with the villagers. Backing them up are a squad of...

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