Attila ’74: The Rape of Cyprus is a documentary film about the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 It was filmed on location in Cyprus and Greece in the immediate aftermath of the two Turkish invasions and subsequent occupation of approximately the northern third of the island.
Cacoyannis chronicles the events of 1974 in Cyprus with rare interviews of President Makarios of the Republic, Nicos Sampson – the man the Greek junta imposed as leader after their attempted coup, and many Greek Cypriot victims of the Turkish invasion.
Best Full Length Documentary, Florence
Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis
Director of Photography: Sakis Maniatis
Music: Michalis Christodoulidis
Production: Michael Cacoyannis
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