Mark Lex Eros - Attila 1974: The Rape of Cyprus [full documentary film]
Attila '74: The Rape of Cyprus is an award-winning 1974 documentary film by Michael Cacoyannis about the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. In July 1974, the Turkish Army invaded the Republic of Cyprus, forcing thousands of Greeks into displaced persons camps and causing the deaths of thousands more. Upon hearing the devastating reports from his homeland, director Michael Cacoyannis rushed from London to Cyprus in order to document the horrific events on film. Supported only by a cameraman and a sound engineer, Cacoyannis traveled across the grief stricken island interviewing political leaders as well as countless victims and refugees. The resulting film provides a candid, personal look at the injustices imposed on the innocent people of Cyprus, while giving detailed accounts of the events leading up to and following this real-life tragedy...
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