Promise at Dawn Movie Poster

Promise at Dawn

A Soviet silent-film actress (Melina Mercouri) raises her illegitimate son, who becomes the writer Romain Gary (Assaf Dayan).

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Topkapi

Beautiful thief Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) and criminal genius Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell) put together a plan to steal an emerald-encrusted...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
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Phaedra

Phaedra (Melina Mercouri) is sent by her wealthy older husband, Thanos (Raf Vallone), to London in order to bring his son from a previous marriage,...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated
Foreign Actress
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Never on Sunday

Free spirit and prostitute Ilya (Melina Mercouri) lives in a Greek port city. Open and amiable, she makes friends often and easily. She encounters...

Nominated
Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)
Nominated
Foreign Actress