The Best Greece Movies on The Criterion Channel
Finding a good Greece movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Greece movies of all time streaming on The Criterion Channel.
What it's about: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.60 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
What it's about: A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - trying the patience of his new girlfriend and angst-ridden teenage daughter.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
What it's about: A false accusation leads the philosopher Socrates to trial and condemnation in 4th century BC Athens.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).