Never On Sunday

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

Filmed in Greece for a pittance (under $200,000), this colorful art-house comedy broke through to the mainstream market and made a ton of money. NEVER ON SUNDAY is the brainchild of Jules Dassin, an American writer-director who ran afoul of Red-baiters in the 1950s and had to go to Europe to earn a living. He helmed RIFIFI, then went to Greece, where he...read more

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(Movie Clip) Amateur Philosopher
Rescued from a near-brawl in a Greek bar, American Homer (writer, director and star Jules Dassin) meets Illia (Dassin's wife Melina Mercouri) and her (more…)
(Movie Clip) With Such A Moon
Plying her trade as a seaport hustler, Illia (Melina Mercouri) has sympathy for A Sailor (Dimitri Papamkail), for whom all is not lost, in Never On Su (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Greek Is A Greek
Prologue and a portion of the opening credits, introduction of Illia (Melina Mercouri), and briefly her husband, co-star and director Jules Dassin (as (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Filmed in Greece for a pittance (under $200,000), this colorful art-house comedy broke through to the mainstream market and made a ton of money. NEVER ON SUNDAY is the brainchild of Jules Dassin, an American writer-director who ran afoul of Red-baiters in… (more)

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